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Benicia Herald

Resident, volunteer promotes local farm-to-school effort

By Keri Luiz
Assistant Editor

Matthew Wallace has less than fond memories of the school lunches in the days when he was a student at Robert Semple Elementary School.

Now, the 36-year-old father is organizing a community meeting to bring awareness of healthy food choices to Benicia, and to gain support for a farm-to-school program to improve children’s lunches.

“It’s obvious if you talk to anybody, nutrition is very important in education,” he said. “If you don’t have a full stomach, if you haven’t been well fed, how can you concentrate?”

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