Published December 18, 2007 | Issue: Winter 2008
Just as the leaves were falling and gardeners were harvesting their crops, Dining Services launched a new local-foods initiative. As of mid-November, the salad bar in Roberts consists entirely of local produce. It may seem challenging, especially during the winter, but Maine farmers offer diverse vegetables year-round. Greenhouse-grown lettuces, tomatoes from nearby Madison, and carrots and broccoli from Aroostook County are among the foods offered.