Food Service Directors

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Quick ideas to incorporate Maryland-grown products

  • Offer whole fresh fruits/vegetables
  • Feature a food or specific ingredient on your menu, on a salad bar, or in a recipe
  • Offer free samples in the classroom or cafeteria
  • Conduct a nutrition education activity with a food in the cafeteria or classroom
  • Invite farmer to speak, offer, and display foods in the cafeteria
  • Invite a friend, colleague, parent, or anyone who grows or has an interest in local foods to speak or display foods in your schools

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