TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER RECOGNIZES HARLINGEN CONSOLIDATED ISD’S CHILD NUTRITION DEPARTMENT FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE FARM FRESH CHALLENGE
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the Harlingen CISD Child Nutrition department has successfully completed the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) 2022 Fall Farm Fresh Challenge. Throughout the month of October, the Harlingen CISD Child Nutrition department offered locally sourced Texas foods and provided garden-based learning activities to strengthen students’ appreciation for Texas agriculture. The Harlingen CISD Child Nutrition department shared their achievements on social media throughout the challenge to further champion and promote local food for students in their schools.
“Participating in the Farm Fresh Challenge has real impact on students, communities, and local agricultural economies," Commissioner Miller said. "Connecting Texas farmers with school nutrition programs builds healthy habits that can last a lifetime. I am proud of all the schools that participated in this year’s challenge, and I thank them for the hard work they do to keep young Texans healthy all year.”