700 lunches were provided to children in North Carolina. A big part of those lunches was hydroponically grown lettuce. There were nine varieties collected and used in these lunches. They were given to 17 child care facilities by Catering for Kids. They expect another harvest in mid-September.
Nine varieties of hydroponically grown lettuce were provided to children.
The number of lunches provided was 700.
The lunches were provided in North Carolina.
Quote: “Nine varieties of locally grown hydroponic lettuce will be used to help make chicken salad sandwiches and salads, which will go in boxed meals for a Thursday hand out.” (Brown, 2020)
Link to article: https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/local/hydroponic-lettuce-harvested-for-catering-for-kids-lunch-distribution/83-e92883bd-a318-4119-a415-744add534b1b