Campus Units

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2001

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Child Nutrition and Management

Volume

25

Issue

2

First Page

62

Last Page

65

Abstract

There is much local interest in and government support for efforts to develop stronger links between schools and local growers and producers. Several successful programs have been developed that provide models for school foodservice direclors who are interested in this effort. Benefits and challenges do exist in Ihe developmenl of these new markets, both from the perspective of the school foodservice projessional and the producm. Discussions of the benefits, obstacles, and pilot, projects are included in this report.

Comments

This article is published as Strohbehn , C.H., & Gregoire, M.B. Innovations in school food purchasing: Connecting to local food. Journal of Child Nutrition and Management, 25(2), 62–65. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

School Nutrition Association

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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