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Local Businesses Grow with Sodexo and University of Maine System

Local food purchasing within the University of Maine System has increased every month since Sodexo began instituting local procurement processes
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader of Quality of Life services, and the University of Maine are bridging the gap between local business owners and food distributors through an information expo on serving locally sourced seafood and produce on college campuses. On November 1 and 3, Sodexo and the University of Maine hosted Scaling Up, a networking and professional development event aimed at helping local farmers, businesses, and fishermen secure a larger market reach for their products.

Products: Buying Local at Safeway

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We aren’t the only ones who invest a lot of energy and care into the products that line our shelves. Our local farmer suppliers have long traditions of producing high-quality goods that shoppers can enjoy.

One such partner is California Cloverleaf Farms, one of the Burroughs family farms. Cloverleaf is one of many family-run California dairies providing certified organic milk for Safeway. Cloverleaf is committed to sustainable, organic family farming, and it has spent the past decade transitioning all of its land to organic.

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