(105 ILCS 124/10)
Sec. 10. Farm Fresh Schools Program. The Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the State Board of Education and the Department of Public Health, shall create the Farm Fresh Schools Program. The intent of the Program is to reduce obesity and improve nutrition and public health, as well as strengthen local agricultural economies by increasing access to and promoting the consumption of locally grown fruits and vegetables in schools and increasing physical activities and programs that promote pupil wellness.
(Source: P.A. 96-153, eff. 1-1-10.)
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