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Minn. schools use state grants for farm-to-school projects

In an effort to get more produce, fruits and vegetables on school-lunch menus, the state of Minnesota is offering grant money to get things cooking, reports CBS Minnesota.

The state has set aside $500,000 for farm-to-school program grants this year after providing funds for 51 projects over the past four years.

The farm-to-school program at Clearwater Middle School, in the Waconia School District, includes pasta and other menu items made from locally sourced ingredients, plus fresh produce grown in the school garden.

Read the full story at CBS Minnesota.
 

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