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Leaving a mark
Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:00 AM

MinnPost photo by Bill Kelley

By Beth Hawkins

Salad days in Minneapolis Schools: Leafy greens are making their mark

A couple of weeks ago when Sanford Middle School debuted its new, cooked fresh, on-site lunch, the center of the plate was chicken. Not a nugget, not a patty, just a piece of roasted chicken, hot from the oven and on a compostable plate. Accustomed to limp plastic packets of food, lots of kids wouldn’t eat it. So eighth-grader Oscar Booth, who seems to be something of a ringleader, cleaned all four of the plates that went untouched by the classmates at his table...READ MORE