Lewistown Public Schools

CITY: Lewistown
COUNTY: Fergus
CONTACT: Amie D Friesen
PHONE: 406-366-0501
KIND OF INSTITUTION?: K-12 School
DESCRIPTION AND INFO: Our school uses all locally grown and processed beef. We try to purchase from local businesses that sell their product through Sysco or FSA (our suppliers.)
MEALS: 500-1000
LUNCH RATE: 25-50%
FOODS SOURCED LOCALLY: Beef flour hot cereal milk
PARTICIPANTS: Admin; Staff; Community members; Processors or distributors
WHAT YEAR DID YOUR INSTITUTION START SERVING LOCAL FOOD?: 2014
WHERE DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Meadow Gold; Bear Paw meats
HOW MUCH IS BUDGETED FOR LOCAL FOOD?: 10%
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Once a month
HOW OFTEN DO YOU SERVE LOCAL FOOD?: Daily
HOW DOES YOUR INSTITUTION LOCATE/PURCHASE LOCAL FOODS?: Directly from producer
BROADLINE DISTRIBUTER: Sysco; FSA
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION PARTICIPATE IN THE HARVEST OF THE MONTH PROGRAM?: no
FUTURE GOALS?: I hope to be able to continue to buy local beef despite the financial strain it places on my budget.

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