Tuesday, October 18, 2022
As required by the Healthy Schools Act, DC Official Code § 38–823.01, public and public charter schools shall serve locally-grown, locally-processed, and unprocessed produce from growers engaged in sustainable agriculture practices whenever possible. To that end, Local Education Authorities are required to report to OSSE the local foods served as part of the school meal programs using the “Locally Grown and Unprocessed Food Item Tracking Log” on a quarterly basis.
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Locally Grown and Unprocessed Food Item Tracking Log