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School Nutrition; Garden Programs   

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The State Department of Education shall establish, develop, and implement the instructional school garden program to make competitive grants available for school districts and county offices of education. Schools may incorporate one of the following into the nutrition education program proposal:

(a) An instructional school garden if a garden does not already exist on the site.

(b) A school garden salad bar with a compost program if an instructional garden already exists onsite.

(c) An instructional school garden if an instructional garden does not already exist on the schoolsite and a school garden salad bar with a compost program.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1163, Sec. 2.)