usda undersecretary kevin concannon http://mtpr.org en What one school is doing to maximize the amount of local veggies in its lunches http://mtpr.org/post/what-one-school-doing-maximize-amount-local-veggies-its-lunches <p>Getting fresh fruits and veggies onto kids’ plates is one of the goals of local farm-to-school efforts. This idea of buying local is going national with support from the U-S Department of Agriculture. The USDA recently conducted a census of schools across the state and the country.</p><p>USDA Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon said the farm-to-school model fits in with new school meal requirements calling for schools to serve fruits and vegetables every day.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 01:49:20 +0000 Katrin Frye 10704 at http://mtpr.org What one school is doing to maximize the amount of local veggies in its lunches