school lunches

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With schools closed in Buffalo and across Western New York, many districts are grappling with the immediate challenge of how to keep students fed who normally rely on meals served at school.

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In an effort to promote farm-to-school programs across the state, New York’s top fiscal watchdog has released a study that chronicles the growth of these initiatives and pinpoints the challenges they face.

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Local foods for local kids. That's a pilot program in ten Buffalo schools, testing serving foods from local farms and suppliers in the lunch room.

With a major fight in Washington over providing meals to school kids and the standards for those meals, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand took the fight to a  Buffalo classroom Monday.

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The Buffalo school district serves 22,000 breakfasts and nearly 30,000 lunches for its students at a cost of  $21 million with no charge to students.