Health Enhancement and Safety


Purchasing local foods: A guide for Montana school foodservice programs

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 8:29 am

Are you interested in serving students more locally grown or produced foods in your school meals program?  If so, be sure to check out the new home grown in Montana procurement guide for school nutrition program managers. It contains information on general considerations, regulations, and information about farm fresh products. The Purchasing Local Foods guide was developed by Montana Team Nutrition Program and is available upon request (free) or can be downloaded from the following web site, under the School Professional tab: http://www.opi.mt.gov/Programs/SchoolPrograms/School_Nutrition/index.html#gpm1_3.

For more information, contact Montana Team Nutrition, 406-994-5641