REAP Food Group: connecting farms to schools

kenedy garden bar
REAP Food Group’s Farm to School program adds to schools’ meal programs by introducing children to fresh, nutritious, local, and sustainably grown food. REAP also secured three “garden bars” to donate to the Madison School District and stocked them with fresh, local

In addition, REAP gave weekly fresh fruit and vegetable snacks to 4,500 students in Madison’s most economically challenged elementary schools. REAP:

• Bought more than $25,000 worth of local produce from area farms
• Offered job-readiness kitchen skills through the Catholic Multicultural Center’s training program
• Provided more than 19,000 pounds of fresh fruits and veggies to area children