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Kids Eat Local Act aims to bring more local food into schools

The legislation aims to simplify the local procurement process for operators.

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Facebook begins donating uneaten food from its cafeterias

The company partnered with a local food rescue organization to pick up and distribute uneaten, leftover food from its headquarters.

Participating schools will receive $126,000 from the state to rearrange their schedules to include a longer lunch period.

Participants learned new knife skills, how to cook with whole grains and more.

The Farm and Ranch to School Act would provide funding for local meat procurement in schools.

reWorking Lunch brings together leaders throughout the food system to help improve school meals.

Guests could try dishes made with ingredients such as jackfruit, toasted orzo and quinoa.

The sit-down meals help students take time and enjoy their lunch before rushing off to their next class.

Throughout the week, students will participate in activities designed to encourage them to choose fresh fruits and vegetables.

The program will bring fresh, local Concord grape juice to 10 schools in the state.