A farm-to-(cafeteria)-table concept

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SCPS, Mulberry Orchard deal for local apples is a first

By Todd Martin

For a school district in Kentucky to source local produce for use in the cafeteria can be a difficult proposition, given that most of the state’s produce is out of season during the school year.

But Shelby County Public Schools and Mulberry Orchard have teamed up to provide students with a fresh, farm-to-lunch tray option for lunches. Through a distributer, Mulberry Orchard also supplies Kentucky Country Day School and The de Paul School in Louisville with apples.

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