Local Distributor Connects Schools, Farmers

Kingsport (VA) City Schools uses a local distributor to collect fresh produce from area farms and deliver it to the school kitchens, reports the Kingsport Times-News. The arrangement allows district students to get fresh fruits and vegetables with their meals while helping local farmers sell their crops. The distributor, Simply Fresh Produce Co., purchases directly from farmers and sells not only to the school district but area restaurants and the general public as well.

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