Staff and students at a small high school about 35 miles south of St. Louis have started a food pantry in the school’s library.
How does food get to your school cafeterias? Is it grown locally or does the school just buy it in a grocery store like everyone else?
Farm-to-school programs are great for kids and for local growers. Md. leads the nation in some respects, the USDA says.
Many kids in Md. who could receive free breakfasts at school don’t participate in the free breakfast program. Let’s change that.