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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