Arkansas Grown Arkansas Farm to School

Category: State Policy Timeline

Many state governors and state legislators support farm to school efforts and in Arkansas the following proclamations, initiatives, and bills have prioritized farm to school.

Jun 24
Governor’s Proclamation: Arkansas Farm to School Month

In 2014, then-governor Mike Beebe first proclaimed October as Arkansas Farm to School…

    Jun 24
    Governor’s Initiative: Healthy Active Arkansas

    The governor-endorsed Healthy Active Arkansas Initiative was sparked by the state’s…

      Jun 24
      Act 617: Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act

      This bill created a definition of what is local in Arkansas. It also required state…

        Jun 24
        Act 506: Farm to School and Early Childhood Education Act

        This bill established the Farm to School and Early Childhood Education Program and a…

          Jun 24
          Act 796: Amended Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act

          This bill amended the 2017 House Bill 1839: Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. It…

            Jun 24
            Act 1074: Healthy Active Arkansas Schools Act

            This bill established that the school wellness policies may include language promoting…

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