Lawrenceville Lauded for Sustainable Dining

The Common Market Mid-Atlantic has issued a Certificate of Support to the Lawrenceville School for sourcing nutritious foods from local, sustainable farms in 2018. Through its 26,062 pounds of locally sourced food purchases, Lawrenceville supported 28 local farms, 1,438 farm jobs, and 13,365 acres of sustainable family farmland.
 
The Common Market is a nonprofit regional food distributor with a mission to connect communities with good food from sustainable family farms. They strive to improve food security, farm viability, and community and ecological health.

Photo (and strawberries) courtesy of  Lawrenceville’s Big Red Farm. See more on the Big Red Farm Instagram and Big Red Farm Facebook pages.
 
For additional information, please contact Lisa M. Gillard Hanson, director of Public Relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.
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