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Burlington School Food Project: A recipe for school and community partnership

Concerned about their students' health, quality of school cafeteria food, and the plight of local farmers, the Burlington School Food Project has drawn the entire community into the discussion about ways to introduce healthier, local produce into the schools and to teach children about nutrition and introduce them to the farmers just next door. Students now enjoy an enticing range of fresh and local produce each day at breakfast and lunch, and food takes center stage in the curriculum.

Integration of school food project and community