The Lunch Box – Food Services Procurement

The “Procurement” resource from The Lunch Box has all of the information necessary for a school or district to start procuring foods for their scratch cooking mission.

The website provides information on fresh food procurement, menu development, USDA foods, vendor relationships, local and regional procurement, responsibly produced meats, and much more. The site also includes worksheets, manuals, and examples of policies that can help guide schools on their journey to scratch cooked foods.


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