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Press Herald Blog Reports on Portland School Kitchen Upgrades

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

The latest post on the Portland Press Herald blog “The Root: Dispatches from Maine’s food sources” focuses on the upgrades to the Portland Public Schools’ food program and centralized kitchen. The new kitchen will service the district’s 10 elementary schools, providing 2,500 breakfasts and 2,000 lunches daily. Jason Bolton, assistant extension professor and food safety specialist at the University of Maine, assisted with the design, layout, equipment and regulatory aspects of the new facility.