Montana beef in Montana schools just makes sense. There are enough cattle in Montana to supply the schools, and by working with Montana beef processors, Montana schools can get Montana beef the way they need it.
Below are some resources to help schools get started.
A sheet explaining some of the important aspects of Montana Beef in Montana Schools.
A map and directory of the Montana beef processors who have indicated an interest in working towards Montana beef in Montana schools.
Developed by Montana State University - Bozeman's Team Nutrition and the Office of Public Instruction, with help from the Montana Department of Agriculture, this manual explains how schools can source and use local products, including Montana beef.
View this video to see how some schools are working with local producers to prioritize local foods, including beef, in schools. Courtesy of FoodCorps Montana.
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-5425
Fax: (406) 444-9442
Published: August 20, 2012 8:52:00 AM MDT.
Last Modified: August 29, 2014 12:12:28 PM MDT