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.
August 17, 2012, presentation at the Montana Farm to School Conference in Bozeman. This presentation outlines the benefits and processes of Montana Beef in Montana Schools.
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.
Visit the Online Products Directory for a listing of all the Made in Montana products!
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2402
Fax: (406) 444-9442
Published: Mon Aug 20 08:52:00 MDT 2012.
Last Modified: Fri Dec 06 10:37:05 MST 2013