Colo. district serves up 20% local foods

11/18/2013 | Durango Herald (Colo.)

Twenty percent of food consumed in the Durango School District 9-R in Colorado is locally produced through farm-to-school programs and school greenhouses and gardens. Krista Garand, the district's student nutrition director, credits such efforts for making school meals healthier. "Fresh lettuce, fresh tomatoes -- sometimes they're eating them the very next day," she said, adding: "Unless you're going to the farmers market and buying the foods on Saturday mornings, it's fresher than we can imagine if you're just shopping at the supermarket."

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