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Minnesota Thursdays

Minnesota Thursdays
Minnesota Thursdays
Since 2014 we have served an entirely locally-sourced meal on one Thursday every month at all Minneapolis Public Schools!
It's a way to highlight our Farm to School program, support the local food economy and offer students fresh, seasonal options. 
MN Thursdays for the 2018-2019 school year will kick-off on September 6th! 
2017-2018 MN Thursday Menus 
September - Grass Fed Beef Hot Dog with Corn on the Cob and Watermelon
October - BBQ Chicken Drumstick with Potato Salad and Braised Kale
November - Wild Rice & Turkey Meatloaf with Mash Potatoes and Roasted Rutabaga and Carrots 
December - Jr Iron Chef Turkey Chili with Cornbread, Coleslaw, and Sweet Potato Wedges
January - Roast Beef with Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Carrots & Parsnips
February - Brasa's Curried Chicken Bowl with Carrots & Potatoes, and Beet Salad 
March - Chef Shack Turkey Nachos and Beauty Heart Radishes
April - Jr Iron Chef BBQ Rubbed Chicken with Dirty Grain Blend and Gingered Radish Salad
May - Jr Iron Chef Turkey Tostada with Farro
Each month, MPS Culinary & Wellness Services prepares new promotional materials, outreach langauge, and lesson plans to help your school celebrate the upcoming MN Thursday! 
Sample resources from March 2017 MN Thursday:
Find archived news stories about Minnesota Thursdays here.
Where do the ingredients for the Minnesota Thursday meals come from?
Minnesota Thursdays Plates