Local Salad Year-Round

 

 

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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.
 
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  • On January 18, 2008, Bruce Henry Lambert wrote:
    Nice! I'm using this initiative (and the Morning Sentinel article about it) as good examples in my university teaching this month in Finland: Destination Marketing & Local Development. Perhaps buying local can be emulated there!