Updated: Feb 18, 2021
Golden Radish Awards are the chance to showcase. To shine light on the efforts of those in school districts across Georgia who are getting local grown produce on the plates of students and who are integrating creative techniques to teach the process of farm to school — where the food starts and all of the different aspects to get it to the plate. Much of the education is incorporated through hands on activity and covers state academic standards The Award is presented by the Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Agriculture, Georgia Department of Public Health, the UGA Cooperative Extension, and Georgia Organics. Winning LEAs are recognized by the leaders of these five groups every October. 90 Georgia school districts with outstanding Farm to School accomplishments were recognized at the 2019 Golden Radish Awards. Song used by permission "Stomp" written by Donica Knight and Jim Huff.