Compass Group North America has announced the expansion of its Eat Local programs across the United States by broadening its efforts this summer to source fresh fruits and vegetables from mid-size farmers and educate consumers about the merits of eating local. Compass defines 'local' as food grown within a 150 mile radius of where it is consumed. It has supported 'buy local' food initiatives for over a decade and last year it purchased $17 million of local products. Three initiatives are ...
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