The following article appeared Saturday April 5th, 2008 in the Kansas City Star.
School lunch program partners with local farmers
By JENNIFER BHARGAVA The Kansas City Star
ay Cirocco no longer dreads eating lunch in her school's cafeteria.She's not alone.The sixth-grader at St. Ann Catholic School has noticed more and more of her fellow classmates piling up in the lunch line, eager for a homemade entree or a fresh glass of milk. Ever since the Prairie Village school initiated the Farm 2 School lunch program with Bistro Kids last month, the interest in school lunches there has increased.The program partners with local farmers and food producers to improve the health of school children through the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, grass fed meats and hormone-free milk.
Chef "K" appeared on KSHB-TV 41 Midday Shows Living Green Segment Monday June 16th at 11:00am.
Chef "K" discussed how menu changes are helping students in both the cafeteria and the classroom. She also made a delicious Bison Stew which is one of the items on the Bistro Kids Farm 2 School Lunch menu. The recipe is listed on our Recipe of the Month page. Click the link below to watch Chef "K" on Living Green.