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Local Food
If it grows in our region and it’s in season, you can bet the produce on our menu is locally-grown!  We call these "Local" produce items. Additionally, many fruits and vegetables are sourced from small, minority-owned, family or beginning farms. We call these “Farm to School" items.
Local Produce
Depending on the season - Apples, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Cucumbers, Green Beans, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, Watermelon, Winter Squash, Yellow Squash, Zucchini
Farm to School Produce
Depending on the season - Beauty Heart Radishes, Beets, Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cucumbers, Delicata Squash, Golden Beets, Honeydew, Jalapeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Parsnips, Purple Daikon Radishes, Red Potatoes, Red Radishes, Romaine, Russet Potatoes, Rutabaga, Spaghetti Squash, Sweet Corn, Watermelon, Yukon Gold Potatoes,(Learn more about our Farm to School partner farms).
More Local Food
In addition to local fruits and vegetables, we serve a variety of meats, baked goods, and other food from local producers and vendors:
  • Aspire Beverages (Edina, MN) - Aspire Drinks
  • Barrel O' Fun (Perham, MN) - Tortilla Chips, Pretzels
  • Bongard Creameries (Norwood Young America, MN)
  • Captain Ken's (St. Paul, MN) - Vegetarian Baked Beans
  • Catallia Mexican Foods (St. Paul, MN) - Whole Grain Tortillas
  • Citrus Systems (Hopkins, MN) - Fruit Juices & Smoothies
  • Cookie Cart (Minneapolis, MN) - Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • The Dough Shop (Burnsville, MN) - Whole Wheat Pizza Crust
  • Ferndale Market (Cannon Falls, MN) - Free Range Ground Turkey, Free Range Turkey Roasts, Free Range Turkey Thighs
  • Foran Spice Company (Oak Creek, WI) - Taco Seasoning
  • Gold'n Plump (St. Cloud, MN) - Fresh Chicken Legs, Fresh Chicken Drumsticks
  • Grassland Dairy (Milwaukee, WI) - Butter
  • Great Northern Bakery (Minneapolis, MN) - Chocolate Chip Cookie, Blueberry Breakfast Bread, Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bread, Dinner Roll, Biscuit
  • InHarvest (Bemidji, MN) - Cous Cous, Quinoa, Wheat Berries, Wild Rice
  • Land O' Lakes (Arden Hills, MN) - Plain Yogurt
  • National Choice Bakery (South St. Paul, MN) - Whole Grain Bagel
  • Pan O' Gold (St. Cloud, MN) - Sliced Bread, Hot Dog Buns, Hamburger Bun
  • Red River Foods (Fargo, MN) - Sunbutter, Trail Mix
  • Shroeder (St. Paul, MN) - Milk
  • St. Paul Public Schools (St. Paul, MN) - Smart Breakfast Bar
  • Sunny Fresh (Monticello, MN) - Eggs
  • Westby Creamery (Westby, WI) - Sour Cream, Yogurt