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Golden Radish Award


The Golden Radish Award has allowed school nutrition to celebrate successes in Farm to School since the award launched in 2014. The Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Division (GaDOE SND) with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, University of Georgia Extension, and the Georgia Department of Public Health will continue this important recognition.  


e Golden Radish Award application for School Year 2022-2023 can be accessed here. 
The application is due June 23, 2023. 

A recording of the “Successfully Completing the Golden Radish Application” session can be accessed here.​

Award Criteria Includes: 

Criteria 1: Locally Grown Items in School Meals 
Criteria 2:  Farm to School Promotions/Marketing Are Done Throughout the School Environment 
Criteria 3: Schools Have Edible Gardens 
Criteria 4: Farm to School Language is Adopted into Policy or Procedure 

For planning purposes, the criteria and award information for School Year (SY) 2022-2023 is located on the SY22- 23 application tool.​   

For additional Golden Radish related questions, please contact Dorothy Dupree,​ Farm to School Specialist. 

We are excited to celebrate the SY2020-2021 and SY2021-2022 and Golden Radish Award Winners! CLICK HERE​