The “Farm to School to You” truck will roll out for the first time this week.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Kids in the City of Buffalo now have a new way to get local, healthy foods. The Buffalo Public School District will roll out its new “Farm to School to You” truck on Wednesday, which will make getting fresh meals as easy as grab and go.
The truck will drive up to schools and serve students lunches made from local meat, dairy and produce. The lunches are provided for free as part of the district’s free meal program, which has continued as a pick-up concept while schools are virtual. The district’s director of child nutrition services says this will allow them to send families home with a hot meal on those days, and teach children more about where their food comes from.
“Seventy-six percent of our children qualify for a free