* 1. What is your name?

* 2. What is your company name?

* 3. What is your company address?

* 4. What is your title?

* 5. What is your phone number?

* 6. Are you receiving increasing requests about local food from your customers?

* 7. Have you ever heard of Farm to School?

* 8. Do you already purchase any foods (fruits and vegetables) locally or regionally? If yes, which foods?

* 9. If yes, which suppliers, producers, or farmers have you worked with?

* 10. If no, are you aware of any local farms you could purchase from?

* 11. What has been your experience in working with farmers?

* 12. What, if anything, has made it easier to work with them?

* 13. What, if anything, has made it harder to work with them?

* 14. What are the company criteria for working with farmers?

* 15. Is there a way in which you can track products that are grown or produced within the state?

* 16. Is there a way in which you can track products that are grown or produced within 100 miles (or another mileage radius)?

* 17. Is there a way in which you can track products that are grown or produced within the country?

* 18. Do you have an insurance/liability policy when working with local farms? What is it?

* 19. Do you require GAP certification?

* 20. Do you see any issues with GAP certification?

* 21. Is there any education or assistance that could be provided to help your company provide more local food?

* 22. Are you interested in a gathering of local farmers, distributors, and food service directors/restaurant owners etc. in order to build partnerships and expand the market for local foods?

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