Texas’ Farm Fresh initiative has this year expanded to include summer meal programs , My High Plains reports.
The program, which strives to incorporate more local ingredients into school meals, is led by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
Last week, producers and foodservice operators from schools around the state met at a nutrition conference to learn more about how to increase their use of local food. Around 40% of schools in the state are currently part of the initiative.
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