TITLE

It's Show Time

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
FoodService Director;7/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Mount Desert Elementary School in Maine. The school was awarded a Blue Ribbon School of excellence recognition by the Department of Education. It runs a farm-to-school program and culinary arts club, which caught the attention of television host Martha Stewart. The farm was first planted with carrots in collaboration with Healthy Acadia, an organization that connects schools in Hancock County with local farmers.
ACCESSION #
43422348

 

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