South Dakota district to bring in local beef to students’ lunches

January 8, 2019 | KOTA

A school in Wall is making history as the first school to bring in locally raised beef into their school lunch program.

The Wall School District is trying out a new school lunch program… where local ranchers are serving up their beef for the students. After finding out about the lunch program starting in Nebraska, a rancher brought the idea to the Wall school district to try in South Dakota.

“Not very many people have anything to do on a day to day basis with farming and ranching. It’s important for us in agriculture to share our message and engage with the public and what a better age than elementary, middle school and high school students,” says Josh Giegle, a rancher in Wall.

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