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Bleckley School System Recognized for Serving Local Foods
Bleckley School System Recognized for Serving Local Foods

The Bleckley School System was one of several to be recognized in a ceremony on March 5 at the state capitol.  Bleckley received the "Golden Radish" award for their participation in the "5 Million Meals" challenge, a program designed to get more locally grown food into school cafeterias.

Bleckley School Nutrition Director Dr. Kathy Peavy was on hand to receive the honor, a news release states. 

The award was preented by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and Agriculture Secretary Gary Black.  Bleckley participates in the "Feed My School For A Week" program in conjunction 19with the Georiga Department of Agriculture that features a week of Georgia Grown foods. 

This year, Bleckley Primary will have a week of locally grown/Georgia grown foods May 6-10.

To learn more about nutrition programs in Bleckley County, call the office at 478-934-2821.

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