Richard Berkfield is the executive director of Post Oil Solutions and lives in Williamsville. He hopes to see comprehensive and sustainable FTS programs in place by the time his 2-year-old reaches public school age.
Written by Richard Berkfield | September 01, 2011
From the First Lady to the USDA and Governor Peter Shumlin to celebrity chef Jaime Oliver, there is a growing national interest in improving the health and nutrition of our schoolchildren. Vermont will be among the last states to appear on Oliver’s Food Revolution, a television program meant to save America’s health by helping kids and adults change the way they eat, but perhaps that’s because our state has been leading the way by developing Farm to School (FTS) programming for more than a decade.