217 Today: Serving farm fresh food in schools is getting big federal support — but will ‘farm to school’ stick?
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
- Illinois state representative Maura Hirschauer is enlisting gun control advocates to help revive a bill targeting domestic violence.
- A bell from the unfinished World War Two battleship, USS Illinois, was used in Champaign, to remember those lost in the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks.
- Five workers are still hospitalized after an explosion at an Archer Daniels Midland plant in Decatur on Sunday night.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about how the Farm-to-School movement is out to revolutionize school lunch.
Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Jim Meadows and Rae Solomon.