In Oregon, % of kids qualify for free and reduced lunch.
That means that often, school lunch is the most reliable source of food that Oregon kids have. It’s a critical meal, and deserves to be as good as we can possibly make it. Luckily, schools are stepping up to the challenge. In the 2017-2018 school year, 115 school districts, serving approximately 89% of Oregon school meals, included healthy, local food in those meals as part of Oregon’s Farm to School and School Garden Grant Program.