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From Around the Region: South Seneca Serving Locally-grown Food in its Cafeteria
The Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is helping South Seneca cafeterias serve students more local produce through the Farm to School program.
 
The program began in 2016 and is supported by funding from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets through CCE. A recently secured second round of funding will carry the effort forward for two more years.
 
Every few months, CCE staff meet with Kathy Bishop, the South Seneca Food Service Supervisor, to develop the menu for Farm to School days. The goal is that at least one Thursday each month the menu will be made entirely from ingredients grown and processed in New York State. With the help of the Farm to School grant, Seneca County CCE is able to help source and deliver the produce to South Seneca for preparation.
 
The team is also working to source and incorporate more local items onto the regular rotation of the school lunch menus and celebrate the items that currently come from local farms, such as Upstate milk and apples.
 
“Locally grown products benefit the students, the farmers and the local economy,” Kathy Bishop said. “We are proud to patronize New York State vendors whenever possible.”

To continue reading this story, visit the South Seneca Central School District's website.
 
Last updated on 3/5/2018
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