What's New

What's New?

"PURCHASING LOCAL PRODUCE"

 

For the upcoming 2021-2022 school year Worthington City Schools Food Services will be focusing on sourcing local. 

The Department will be partnering with LOCAL FOOD CONNECTIONS and WHAT CHEFS WANT to implement the Harvest Of The Month Program.

 

As part of the Harvest of the Month Program, Fresh Produce Samplings and Nutrition Education Opportunities for a "Featured" produce item will be made available for Elementary students .

These local produce items will than be made available on the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable areas in each of our Elementary Cafe's. 

 

Monthly Featured Produce Items

AUGUST HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS WATERMELON

SEPTEMBER HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS RED BELL PEPPERS

OCTOBER HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS APPLES

NOVEMBER HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS SWEET POTATOES

DECEMBER HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS BUTTERNUT SQUASH

JANUARY HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS GREEN LEAFY LETTUCE

FEBRUARY HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS RAINBOW CARROTS

MARCH HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS TOMATOES

APRIL HARVEST OF THE MONTH IIS SPINACH

MAY HARVEST OF THE MONTH IS ASPARAGUS

 

Local Farmer Partners 

Lobenstein Farms

Riehm Produce Farms

Eshleman Fruit Farms

Mulberry Ridge Organics

Holthouse Farms

Bright Farms