Innovation in aggregation at Northland

New Local Food Effort in Northern Wisconsin College
Northland College (Ashland) began a new local food initiative this fall. Local farmers bring food to a nearby coop, and after the product is aggregated, a weekly delivery is made to the college’s food service provider, Chartwells. So far, it’s going great! They sourced 15% local in September and expect to source more in October now that they have added several meat vendors. Student feedback has been positive, and many students are familiar with the farms where the food is grown. Fresh green beans are reportedly a new favorite. Northland serves between 500 and 600 meals per day. Read more in this
Superior Telegram article.