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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Farm to table: students learn where food comes from


May 26, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Hallie Martinez holds her sheep and gives Indi the dog a quick pat at the Farm to Table Ag Expo in the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds Thursday morning.

THERMOPOLIS – Thermopolis students in grades third through sixth attended the Farm to Table Ag Expo, Thursday at the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds to learn about agriculture and how their food goes from the field or ranch to their table.

"The expo is to help educate students about what ag is, opportunities in ag and where their food comes from," Thermopolis Middle School vocation teacher Becky Martinez said.

"The goal is to springboard off recent legislation allowing more locally grown food into school lunch programs," Hot Springs County Farm Bureau representative Ray Shaffer said.


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