Golden Radish Award

Congratulations to the Peach County Schools Nutrition Program for being awarded the Golden Radish Award. This award was presented to Ms. Phoebe Layson, Peach County Schools Nutrition Director, by the Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Agriculture, Georgia Department of Public Health, the UGA Cooperative Extension, and Georgia Organics.

The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for best practices in farm-to-school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through taste tests, and incorporating cooking and gardening activities in the curriculum.

Pictured L to R: Dr. Allisen Penn, FACS Associate Dean for Extension and Outreach, University of Georgia; Richard Woods, Georgia State School Superintendent; Phoebe Layson, Peach County Schools Nutrition Director; and Dr. Linette Dodson, Georgia School Nutrition State Director