Farm to Prison Programs
Based on Results from a 2013 Survey
give a brief description of your Farm to Cafeteria program
||Who is the
primary contact person for the program?
|| Email address
participated in starting the Farm to Cafeteria program?
did your institution start serving local food?
how many meals does your institution serve a day?
institution offers overnight accommodation, how many people generally spend
the program's goals for upcoming years?
local/Montana foods does your institution purchase? Please list.
||Who are the
main local food producers your institution purchases from?
||How much of
your institution's food budget is spent on local/Montana food each year? *nearest estimate okay - Dollar Amount:
||How much of
your institution's food budget is spent on local/Montana food each year?
does your institution purchase local food?
does your institution serve local food?
your institution locate/purchase local foods?
broadline distributors does your institute purchase from?
describe any educational components of your program such as on-site gardens,
workshops, informative publications, etc.
resources have been most helpful for your institution in locating and
purchasing local foods?
Food Factory is a central kitchen we use a Cook-Chill process to produce food
for inventory and from that inventory we supply 8 instituton or approximately
12000 meals per production day with nutritionally balanced fresh meals. When
ever possible we puchase food items from local vendors.
producing nutritionally balanced safe cost effective foods to our
institutions. And to expaned in the future, help other institutions to reduce
produces its own dairy products (milk, yogurt, ice cream, etc.) and purchases
miscellaneous local items
depending on quarterly bids
US Foods, and many others
colleagues, quarterly bids process
|Montana Womens Prison
||I make an effort to buy as much locally grown/processed food as
||Staff, Farmers or Ranchers
||Continue to buy locally and to get the greenhouse up and running.
||Grains of Montana, Wheat Montana,Yellowstone Bean
Company,Negaards Produce, Springwater Colony,Stampede Packing, Cream of the
West, Montana Ranch Brands, Great American Bagel, MCE Ranch Dairy
||Once a week
||Directly from producer, broadline distributor
||Sysco, FSA, Spokane Produce, LTW
||Greenhouse (in process), Master Gardener Program classes
||Local cooperative, online searches of local producers