We’re so excited about Farm to School Month 2014 that we’re starting two days early. Join us for a walk through USDA’s totally indispensable, very user-friendly guide to launching, bidding, and buying farm to school. Author Christina Conell talks about what’s in it, including best practice examples from all over the nation. This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA.
“As a taxpayer, I want to make sure schools are getting the best products for the best price at the best quantity – but at the same time I want to make sure they’re getting the product they want.” [09:00]
“The most oft cited advice I’ve heard from school districts is baby steps. It can start with one product, once a month. It doesn’t need to be big changes right away.” [30:00]
–Christina Conell on Inside School Food