L&R Poultry and Produce

L&R Poultry and Produce: Building Sustainable Relationships with School Nutrition Programs

In this edition of the Bringing the Farm to School Podcast, Lacy Stephens of the National Farm to School Network talks to Rae Rusnak of L&R Poultry and Produce and Kate Seybold of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS). L&R Poultry and Produce has been consistently selling to MPS for over eight years. Rae and Kate discuss what has made this partnership successful and beneficial for both of them, and they each share recommendations for building long-term relationships with school buyers.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Farm to School Sales: Profiles of Ranches Making it Work

Episode 199. Why Farm to School?

Other Resources:

L&R Poultry & Produce

National Farm to School Network

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This podcast episode is one of a number of case studies featuring farmers successfully navigating school sales as part of Bringing the Farm to School, a training program developed as a cooperative agreement between NCAT, the National Farm to School Network and the USDA Food and Nutrition Services.