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By Marie Perry
Communications Director for the School District of Belleville 

"Organic" is a Key Ingredient in Belleville's School Lunches

 

September 29, 2022

Photo courtesy of Marie Perry

"It's important for our community to know where our food is grown, how the land is taken care of, how much preparation it takes to produce quality vegetables, and what a locally grown vegetable/fruit tastes like." - Food Service Director Stacie Dettwiler

When farm meets table in the school lunch menu, you know your kids are getting something special as part of their school experience. In a time when the repercussions of COVID have hit the food distribution industry hard, many school districts across the nation have had to meal plan around the shortages rather than simply offering good produce. However, in Belleville, they are doing things creatively with health and good eating at the top of mind for students.

Partnering with Farmer Bethanee at Winterfell Acres located in Brooklyn, Wisconsin, and to the excitement of the School District of...



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