Food is grown in Oregon, served in Bethel Schools. by Pat Farr

Bethel Schools with Chris Parra as Superintendent, has a nationally acclaimed farm-to-school program.

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The menu of all-Oregon-grown food served to students and a few adult guests at Fairfield Elementary School on October 6, 2016.

I joined Superintendent Parra; farmers Tom Hunton and ten more; board member Paul Jorgenson; Jennie Kolpak; Brian Flick and about 60 first-graders enjoying this meal of remarkable food that was one-hundred percent grown and produced here in Oregon.

My lunch includes Tillamook Cheese, Franz Bread, Lochmead Farms milk, Painted Hills beef, Nancy's Yogurt, Camas Mills whole wheat flour, greens and fruits from Bethel Farm (Kalapuya High School), Hilltop Farm, Excelsior Farm, Bob's Red Mill, Slo Farm at King Estate, Johnson's Farm, Truit Bros and Heindman Farm...

My lunch includes Tillamook Cheese, Franz Bread, Lochmead Farms milk, Painted Hills beef, Nancy’s Yogurt, Camas Mills whole wheat flour, greens and fruits from Bethel Farm (Kalapuya High School), Hilltop Farm, Excelsior Farm, Bob’s Red Mill, Slo Farm at King Estate, Johnson’s Farm, Truit Bros and Heindman Farm…

Bethel’s Nutrition Program is a national leader in providing innovative ways to make sure kids get into the habit of eating nutritious, delicious food grown within a few miles of their home.

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Chris Parra and Brian Flick are happy--as they well should be--about the effects of serving Oregon grown food to kids in Bethel Schools

Chris Parra and Brian Flick are happy–as they well should be–about the effects of serving Oregon grown food to kids in Bethel Schools

 

Paul Jorgenson, long-time board member and school principal, loves eating healthy and enjoying great food

Paul Jorgenson, long-time board member and school principal, loves eating healthy and enjoying great food

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