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Proposed Kids Eat Local Act Would Simplify Local Sourcing For School Foodservice

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A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators and Representatives introduced legislation June 12 that would help break down barriers between school food purchasers and family farmers by simplifying local purchasing guidelines for school meal programs. The Kids Eat Local Act (S. 1817 and H.R.3220) would allow school districts to specify local or regional options in food…

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