Local Tastes 'Better.'

Gaines, Robin
November 2008
FoodService Director;11/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p32
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the programs launched by Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly, Iowa as part of its participation in the Buy Fresh, Buy Local program that aims to help sustain local farming operations. The community purchases all beef needed within a 20-mile radius and more than 25% of the community's $313,000 food budget is spent within a 20-mile radius of the facility. It also started planning the menu so it can fit in what products are available.


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