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How Minnesota Turned Fuel, Cigarettes into Food for Hopkins Students

October 16, 2013

Hopkins Patch–By James Warden

Hopkins is rightly proud about how it’s turning fresh, local produce into meals for students. On Monday, West Junior High demonstrated how it’s making homemade pickles using food preparation equipment purchased with a Department of Agriculture and Blue Cross Blue Shield grant.

The money didn’t arrive out of the blue, though. It actually reflects two converging efforts that arose from shifting policies and holistic wellness efforts.

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