nutrition

Fargo Schools Receives Money For Nearly 500 Cartons of Milk

FPS Development Foundation recently received support from City of Fargo and MinnKota

FARGO, N.D. — Two groups are helping the Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation provide milk for elementary students as a mid–morning snack. MinnKota Recycling and the City of Fargo presented a check for more than $160 to the foundation’s “Got No Milk” campaign. The money will provide the equivalent of 476 cartons of milk. The foundation is seeking donations to make…

Senator Tina Smith Talks About The Importance Of A New Farm Bill

She Says Nutrition Programs Are Of Great Importance To Greater Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Tina Smith is making work on the new Farm Bill one of her top priorities. The Democrat, who was appointed to fill Al Franken’s seat when he resigned, has set up an Ag Working Group. The group features more than two dozen people representing various sectors of the agriculture industry. Smith is on the Senate Agriculture…

Vote Approves Healthy Food Initiative in Convenience Stores

The Cass Clay Food Commission held its first meeting of 2018 and has some exciting things in store for the year ahead

FARGO, ND — The Cass Clay Food Commission held its first meeting of 2018 and has some exciting things in store for the year ahead. The group unanimously voted to approve a blueprint that would increase the amount of healthy food options in local convenience stores. The group also says education is key to making healthier choices. One of the…

City of Fargo Considering Allowing Chickens in Neighborhoods

People have the chance to weigh in on the possibility and give their opinion

FARGO, N.D. — Chickens could soon join neighborhoods and live in backyards. The Fargo city attorney has been working with Fargo Cass Public Health and other city departments to explore the opportunity. The draft currently includes the ability to have up to four chickens, but no roosters. There would also be a permit required if you choose to participate. Fargo…