Not All School Lunches Are Created Local (But Some Are)

U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr

U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr

A new survey of schools and their local food purchases offers a bit of a progress report on the program. During the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, the survey found, 36 percent of U.S. school lunchrooms were feeding kids food from local producers: things like carrots and peaches, all from nearby.

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