Södertälje Municipality (Södertälje kommun) is a municipality in the cityof Södertälje, located 19 miles away from Stockholm, Sweden. It is an industrial town with many immigrants at the border between metropolitan and rural areas. The Diet Unit at Södertälje Municipality is in charge of providing free meals to municipal schools, kindergartens and nursing homes in the region, and serves total approximately 24,000 meals per day. It was created in 2001 to change residents’ eating habits and support a local and sustainable food production and development. Food can be a key driving force in improving a community and the lives of people living within in. The work being undertaken by Sara and her colleagues at the Municipality of Sodertalje is testament to this. Sodertalje is a small-medium sized city that is surrounded by fertile countryside, that produces high quality produce