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How One South Lake Tahoe School Got Kids To Love Salad

Mar 30, 2016
Amy Westervelt

A South Lake Tahoe school is growing its own fresh and healthy food year-round. Reno Public Radio's Amy Westervelt lined up at their salad bar to find out more.

If there's one food you wouldn't expect first graders to be excited about, it's salad. But here at Sierra House Elementary, a public elementary school in South Lake, the weekly salad bar is a popular addition to school lunch because the kids are growing their own lettuce.

Growing A Local Food System In Tahoe

Mar 25, 2016
Courtesy Tahoe Food Hub

It's spring and that means our farmer's markets will be opening up again soon. Meanwhile, a new approach to local food is bringing fresh veggies to the masses up in Tahoe. Reno Public Radio's Amy Westervelt went on a farm run with Tahoe Food Hub founder Susie Sutphin to find out more.

Every week, Susie Sutphin makes the drive from Truckee down to the Sierra foothills to pick up produce from farmers. Like this guy: