Farm to School and Universal Meals in Maine: A Case Study of LD 1679

National Farm to School Network
May 11, 2023

As part of National Farm to School Network’s Who’s At the Table? School Meals Campaign, we are releasing four spotlights of states that have successfully implemented universal meals. This second case study presents a deep dive into Maine’s LD 1679, and how the state’s small, nimble coalition has leveraged their state’s deep commitment to farm to school to pass universal school meals. View the full report below to find a detailed bill overview, top tips that helped the coalition succeed, as well as the practical wins and challenges that advocates experienced during implementation. 

Check out the other case studies in this series: 

Farm to School and Universal Meals in Vermont: A Case Study of Act 151

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