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Garrett County Public Schools to Participate in Homegrown School Lunch Week

Last Updated on Sep 11, 2015 at 11:46am | Public Information Office

Garrett County Public Schools will once again participate in the Maryland Farm to School Week, September 14th – 18th.  Various locally grown products will be served in the county’s cafeterias.  The following will be served:

All week -     Cheese curds from High Country Creamery
Monday -      Fresh Mozzarella on flat bread pizza from High Country Creamery
Tuesday -     Chicken for fajitas from Working H Meats and fresh tomatoes for tossed salad from Garrett Growers
Wednesday - Hamburgers from Working H Meats  
Thursday -    Sausage patties from Working H Meats and Maple Syrup from Steyer Brothers
Friday –        Smoked pork for BBQ from Working H Meats  

The Homegrown School Lunch Week, an element of the Jane Lawton Farm to School Program, was created during the 2008 Session of the Maryland General Assembly (when SB 158 Farm-to-School Program - Activities and Promotional Events, sponsored by State Senator Jamie Raskin and State Delegate Sheila Hixson of Montgomery County) and was signed into law by Governor Martin O’Malley in May 2008.
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