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Local Food in Maine Schools
May 9, 2013  
School lunch

Many Maine schools are trying to incorporate more locally grown produce into their offerings. At the same time they face new USDA regulations this year about what they must serve.



Walter Beesley, Director of Child Nutritutional Services at the Department of Education, Ellen Demmons, President of the Maine School Nutrition Association and Kim Austin, School Nutrition Director for the Lewiston schools system joined in the discussion.

Department of Education


Child Nutritutional Services at the Department of Education

Maine School Nutrition Association

Lewiston Public Schools Nutrition Program

For more information on FARMS

For more information on USDA menu requirements

Maine Harvest Lunch / Farm to School

Affordable Colleges Online


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Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks episode #2811


[The "Local Food in Maine Schools" episode originally aired on Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks November 22, 2013.]


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