What Foods are Served through 10 Cents? - 10 Cents a Meal Evaluation Results 2020-2021

January 11, 2023 - <mcmanu60@msu.edu> and <matts@msu.edu>

Kids serve themselves in the school lunch line.

See what was on the menu at schools participating in 10 Cents:

Purchasing information reported by 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids and Farms (10 Cents) grantees showed they purchased a wide variety of Michigan-grown fruits (15 types), vegetables (34 types), and dry beans (nine varieties). 

Some of the most common products purchased include apples (98 grantees), cucumbers (57 grantees), peppers (45 grantees), carrots (41 grantees), and green beans (37 grantees). Grantees spent the most (in dollars) on apples (47% of total spending), cucumbers (4% of total spending), green beans (4% of total spending), carrots (3% of total spending), and lettuce (3% of total spending). 

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