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Cafeteria Man Farm to School event and trailer:
· Interested in hosting a showing of the movie in your community? Use Cafeteria Man to help support farm to school in Georgia. Organize a house party or community screening. Invite Parents, Teachers, Students, School Food Advocates, Policy Makers, Farmers, others. Learn more about the film and how to host a screening at CafeteriaMan.com. Enter promo code: GEORGIA (Publicity materials & School Food Action guides are available on website for free download.)· Help us bring more fresh, healthy food to our school kids and expand the opportunities for GA farmers? Go here and work with us to achieve 5 million meals and beyond!
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