Farm to School program gets nod from first lady

First lady Michelle Obama has taken note of a local school-based agricultural program and plans to send a letter of support that will be read at a fundraiser this week, according to the program’s director.

“This is really exciting,” said Candice Cosler, who teaches an active gardening class to 500 kids in three schools through the Jefferson County Farm to School Coalition.

“Her office contacted us on Friday and told us to expect the letter in time for the fundraiser.”
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