W.Va. schools celebrate use of homegrown foods during National Farm to School Month


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CHARLESTON, West Virginia — Schools across West Virginia are celebrating their cafeterias' use of locally grown fruits and vegetables.

The West Virginia Department of Education says schools spent more than $1 million to buy local foods during the past two years.

October is National Farm to School Month. The department is asking schools to showcase their county's Farm to School projects Oct. 13 through Oct. 17.

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