Family farms dominate the agricultural landscape of the Lower Michigan Peninsula, growing lots more than those celebrated sour cherries. Romanesco and kohlrabi, for instance, which the children of Traverse City Area Public Schools have come to enjoy are grown there. Learn how the district is drawing in local growers with the help of a network of community partners. This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures.
“The development of the wineries and the growing of the grapes have spawned a whole new industry in Northwest Michigan.” [5:00]
—Mark Coe on Inside School Food
“It’s a part of our wellness policy, to promote as much scratch cooking as possible.” [22:10]
—Tom Freitas on Inside School Food