Lockwood Boys & Girls Club

CITY: Billings
COUNTY: Yellowstone
CONTACT: Kelsie Larson
PHONE: 563-419-2993
EMAIL: kelsie.larson@foodcorps.org
KIND OF INSTITUTION?: K-12 School
DESCRIPTION AND INFO: We have started to implement the harvest of the month program. We have been doing educational programs with the harvest of the month product 1-2 times per week. Implementing consistent taste testing and working towards getting harvest of the month items in the dinner program.
MEALS: 100-500
LUNCH RATE: 25-50%
FOODS SOURCED LOCALLY: We have purchased beets from WMGC; carrots from Wholesome Foods Farm and apples from John Ross in Billings MT.
PARTICIPANTS: Admin; FoodCorps or AmeriCorps members
WHERE DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Wholesome Foods Farm
HOW MUCH IS BUDGETED FOR LOCAL FOOD?: 5-10%
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Once a month
HOW OFTEN DO YOU SERVE LOCAL FOOD?: Once every 2-3 months; Only in educational activities and taste tests.
HOW DOES YOUR INSTITUTION LOCATE/PURCHASE LOCAL FOODS?: Directly from producer; Local Distributor or Co-op; Billings Food Bank
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION HAVE AN EDUCATION COMPONENT?: We have a school garden that we use for educational purposes; primarily in the summer.
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION PARTICIPATE IN THE HARVEST OF THE MONTH PROGRAM?: no
FUTURE GOALS?: Have consistent taste tests and transfer some of these local products into our regular dinner program.

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