Flathead Valley Community College

CITY: Kalispell
COUNTY: Flathead
KIND OF INSTITUTION?: Colleges and Universities
DESCRIPTION AND INFO: We are just in the process of starting a Farm to Cafeteria program at FVCC in 2013. Recently the College approved the initiation of a two-year agriculture program that is slated to include the operation of a large produce farm. The intention is that the farm will grow produce for College enterprises. As well our VISTA memeber (Farm to College) Kimbra Buerschaper has been working with our Food Purchaser to increase the purchase of locally grown food at the College.\r\n
MEALS: More than 2500
LUNCH RATE: 2500
FOODS SOURCED LOCALLY: Not sure at this point. None on a regular basis.
PARTICIPANTS: Administration; Staff; FoodCorps or AmeriCorps members
WHAT YEAR DID YOUR INSTITUTION START SERVING LOCAL FOOD?: 2013
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: only on special occasions
HOW OFTEN DO YOU SERVE LOCAL FOOD?: on special occasions
HOW DOES YOUR INSTITUTION LOCATE/PURCHASE LOCAL FOODS?: On-site garden Local Distributor or Co-op
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION PARTICIPATE IN THE HARVEST OF THE MONTH PROGRAM?: yes
FUTURE GOALS?: Increase by 10% the amount of locally grown food served by the cafeteria

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