Seattle PI article, we read how Aden takes a turkey sandwich, fruit and carrots to school every day, unlike his friends at a south Seattle elementary school who don't have that choice. For them, the free lunch program offers burritos, pizza, and other processed foods. Seattle is currently evaluating a bill to get more local food into school cafeterias and connect local farms with schools. It's sponsored by unlikely bedfellows: the environmental community and the conservative Washington Farm Bureau.The bill would connect local farmers with schools and help fund better foods in low-income schools - foods like fresh, local fruits and vegetables. This is similar to the issues that farmers are raising in New York - see the article from October: Local Carrots with a Side of Red Tape. It's also a good reminder to be on the lookout for bills and issues like this in our own local communities; what is the food like in the schools near you?