1 articles by Brandi Janssen
Farm-to-School: 4 Things I Learned Buying Local Food for a School District
Oct 25th, 2018 | By Brandi Janssen
Sourcing local food for school lunches is, presumably, a win-win: students get fresh, local food and area farmers have new, consistent marketing options. "If only it were that simple!" writes local food system advocate Brandi Janssen. Here she shares some of the lessons learned when she helped start a farm to school program in an Iowa school district. Despite a slow start, that program has grown tenfold in seven years.