Montana Academy

CITY: Marion
COUNTY: Flathead
CONTACT: Anna McHugh
PHONE: 206-940-3851
EMAIL: annam@montanaacademy.com
KIND OF INSTITUTION?: K-12 School
DESCRIPTION AND INFO: Montana Academy students grow vegetables fruit and herbs for the school cafeteria where the produce is served to over 100 students and staff.
MEALS: 100-500
LUNCH RATE: 0-25%
FOODS SOURCED LOCALLY: Tomatoes apples cherries
PARTICIPANTS: Administration; Staff
WHAT YEAR DID YOUR INSTITUTION START SERVING LOCAL FOOD?: 2000
HOW OFTEN DO YOU BUY LOCAL FOOD?: Only on special occasions
HOW OFTEN DO YOU SERVE LOCAL FOOD?: Once a week
HOW DOES YOUR INSTITUTION LOCATE/PURCHASE LOCAL FOODS?: On-site garden; broadline distributor
BROADLINE DISTRIBUTER: Sysco
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION HAVE AN EDUCATION COMPONENT?: Montana Academy offers an Agricultural Studies course and has a large vegetable herb and fruit garden
DOES YOUR INSTITUTION PARTICIPATE IN THE HARVEST OF THE MONTH PROGRAM?: no
FUTURE GOALS?: Our goals include expanding our growing area planting fruit trees and using more season extension techniques to increase food production. Also more outreach!

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