Whitefish Public School

CITY: Whitefish
COUNTY: Flathead
CONTACT: Jay Stagg
PHONE: 406-862-8620
EMAIL: staggj@wfps.k12.mt.us
KIND OF INSTITUTION?: K-12 School
DESCRIPTION AND INFO: We purchase and grow local produce and are in the process of securing local beef and pork for next school year. In addition our milk and pasta come from within the state.
MEALS: 500-1000
LUNCH RATE: 25-50%
FOODS SOURCED LOCALLY: Tomatoes carrots potatoes green beans apples milk pasta squash and herbs.
PARTICIPANTS: Administration; Staff; FoodCorps or AmeriCorps; Community Membes; Students; Farmers or Ranchers; Processors or distributors
WHAT YEAR DID YOUR INSTITUTION START SERVING LOCAL FOOD?: 2009
WHERE DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Terrapin Farms; Moss Farms; Darigold; local Lion's Club garden; Lower Valley Processing.
HOW MUCH IS BUDGETED FOR LOCAL FOOD?: 15000; 10%
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Once a week
HOW OFTEN DO YOU SERVE LOCAL FOOD?: Once a week
HOW DOES YOUR INSTITUTION LOCATE/PURCHASE LOCAL FOODS?: On-site garden; Directly from Producer; Local Distributor or Co-op
BROADLINE DISTRIBUTER: Sysco; FSA
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION HAVE AN EDUCATION COMPONENT?: 2 on-site gardens
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION PARTICIPATE IN THE HARVEST OF THE MONTH PROGRAM?: yes
FUTURE GOALS?: To secure local beef pork and turkey.

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