The Burlington School District's food service program is a national model for incorporating local food into school meals - while being financially self-sufficient and accessible to all students, regarless of income bracket or heritage. Now Doug Davis, Burlington School Food Project Director, is taking on a bigger challenge: free school lunches for all students.
"Access to local foods and to food in general go hand in hand. Bringing local food into the cafeteria eliminates the gap between 'haves' and 'have-nots' in the locavore movement — and it gets kids eating well."
Read the full article by Kathryn Flagg, "How Doug Davis Revolutionized the Burlington School Food Program" in Seven Days.