OK, Oregon, way to go. It appears that your statewide additional $1.2 million for local food in schools is making a big impact. Other states take note.
We recently came across this article in Edible Portland, on high school Future Farmers of America, the Bend-LaPine School District and the local farmers market and culinary class working together to go piglet to plate in this district of 29 schools and 16,000 students. The kids even get a lesson for from local food experts on how to maximize the pig for the number of students they feed each day — before they butcher. Read more.