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Project Lead Tour Minneapolis Nutrition Services
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 8:15 AM


Youth Farm
by Phil Rooney

This morning a group of Lyndale Project LEAD toured the Minneapolis School Districts’ Culinary and Nutrition Services Facility. Our LEAD braved the early morning and cold weather for the chance to see where their lunches are produced. It was a sobering experience to learn how little capacity exists for actually making food within the district, but also exciting to hear that in the last 2 year one third of all schools have added a kitchen on site to actually make fresh food. Our LEAD had rave reviews over the improvement in food over the last few years as the district has shifted from pre-packaged items to fresh salad bars...READ MORE