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        Longing for a Local Lunch

        Four high school students surmount many hurdles to create a robust, nutritious, healthy school lunch with food from their school garden and local community partners. Like them, your students can research the nutrition content of local food versus food shipped long distances, fresh food versus processed food. They can identify local partners to help them get fresh local produce in their school. And they can calculate the “food miles” of food shipped from a distance and estimate the amount of CO2 that is being generated from their school lunch.

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