By Matt Reese
The Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program (OSGMP) teamed up with Mt. Gilead teachers, administrators and FFA students to improve awareness about the importance of nutrition. The result is the Food for Thought Challenge.
The nine participating FFA chapters will make presentations at the Ohio FFA Convention next May and the winning chapter will receive $2,000 from the OSGMP. Participating FFA chapters submitted campaign entries in September and were selected in October based on the originality of their campaign ideas. They were each given $500 from the OSGMP to develop their campaigns.
The participating Food for Thought FFA chapters have already begun implementing their campaigns, which include promoting the use of student food logs, organizing educational fairs with health-related groups and providing healthy snacks between classes. Along with Mt. Gilead, the participating FFA Chapters are: Ridgemont, Northwestern, Clear Fork, London, Miami East, Ridgedale, North Union, and Twin Valley South.… Continue readingRead More »