As more people look to local foods, market reaches a 'tipping point'
MILAN -- For years the school lunch menu was as simple as pizza on Monday, chicken nuggets on Tuesday and beef nachos on Wednesday.
"Over and over again," said Jeannine Bowman, school lunch director for the Benson and Morris schools.
She upset the apple cart by replacing much of the processed, institutional foods with locally grown foods -- everything from apples to bison to zucchini -- prepared from scratch on site. The variety has won lots of applause.
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