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Northside ISD Expands Gardens with Expanding 3E’s Nutrition Education Grant (2017)

Northside ISD in San Antonio applied for and received a 2017 Expanding the 3E’s Nutrition Grant from

Bethke Elementary of Katy ISD Promotes Good Health through Gardening Using Funds from TDA’s Expanding 3E’s Nutrition Education Grant (2017)

In 2017, Bethke Elementary in Katy was awarded a $10,000 Expanding the 3E’s Grant from the Texas

Partnerships for Success: North East ISD and the San Antonio Food Bank

North East ISD participants and their families celebrated Farm Fresh Fridays thanks to a

Farm Fresh Fridays All Summer Long for Natalia ISD Summer Meal Participants

During the summer of 2017, Natalia ISD’s school nutrition team and summer meal program participants

Tarrant Area Food Bank: Improving Access to Fresh Food

Tarrant Area Food Bank brings Summer Food Service Program sites to farmers markets.

Elementary Students Enjoy a Relaxing Spot in the Garden

The garden gives students a glimpse into how different soils and climates affect plants and insects.

Dallas ISD Students Love Competition

Students love competition, especially when it involves healthy cooking, local products and delicious

East Texas Partnerships bring local Watermelon and Sweet Potatoes to Texas students

Greg Green Farms plays a major role in producing delicious Texas watermelons and sweet potatoes to East Texas school districts.

Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas: Crops for Kids

Crops for Kids promotes local agriculture and teaches children about the origins of food by reaching out and developing relationships with nearby farmers.

Tarrant Area Food Bank: Improving Access to Fresh Food

Each week, the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) provides more than 460,000 nutritious meals to Texans

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