Chicago Kids Reap What They Sow, but Can't Eat ItQuicklink submitted by Joan Brunwasser Permalink
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|The Chicago Public Schools district and its meals provider,Chartwells-Thompson,cooked up this bizzaro, anti-produce rule.Under their regulation,student-grown produce needs to meet certain specifications in order to be served in school cafeterias.For one,student farmers couldn't apply any pesticides or insecticides on their crops,and they could only use commercially prepared, organic compost and fertilizer to supply veggies|
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