Integrating Local Foods into Colorado's Schools: Case Studies, Promising Practices and Resources from across the State
This selection of case studies from around Colorado highlights how some school districts are establishing relationships with local producers and farmers, utilizing school gardens for produce and education, ensuring food safety, and engaging their communities around farm to school, among other topics. The case studies are based on a 2010 survey of food service directors in Colorado.
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How Do I Ensure Food Safety of Local Foods in Schools?
How Do I Establish Salad Bars to Showcase More Fresh Food?
How Do I Start a School Garden and Use Its Produce in the Cafeteria?
How Do I Establish Relationships with Local Producers?
How Do I Contract with Local Farmers at a Competitive Price for Both Them and Me?
How Do I Engage My Community Around Farm to School?
How are Youth Farmers' Markets Helping Eliminate 'Food Deserts'?
Colorado Farm to School Case Studies: Culinary Workshops, Food Education, and Wellness Policies
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