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USDA awards grants to school districts to integrate local food into cafeteria offerings

The United States Department of Agriculture recently announced they awarded 71 grants in 42 states to help the schools connect their cafeteria with local farmers. The grants are part of the “Farm to School”
program. In Pennsylvania, the School District of Philadelphia won one of the awards and will use the money to launch a pilot local food project, offering local blueberries to students at two schools. The second year, they will expand this to collard greens.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 11/20, 2013 at 09:46 AM

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