Teaching Kids Local

November 2007
FoodService Director;11/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p6
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The article reports that Portland Public Schools in Portland, Oregon is working towards serving more sustainable foods to school children, while also teaching them about local produce. The 87-school district's bread and pizza crust are now both made with sustainably-grown wheat from eastern Oregon or Washington farms. The pizza is prepared locally, using the wheat, the manufacturer's own sauce, and commodity cheese provided by the district. The schools also serve a breakfast bar with sustainable, local wheat, oats and strawberries, made locally.


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