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May 1, 2015
2015 contest winner
Susan Santos, assistant director at Penn State University in University Park, Pa., won the Steal This Idea contest held at MenuDirections 2015 in Memphis, Tenn., last month.
April 27, 2015
Emoticons, prizes help kids eat healthy
A study out of San Diego shows students make healthier decisions at lunch when guided by emoticons and with a prize incentive.
April 24, 2015
School-garden advocate a finalist for $1 million prize
Stephen Ritz founded the nonprofit Green Bronx Machine with his students at New York City’s P.S. 55, which has installed more than 100 gardens at schools throughout the city.
April 21, 2015
College runs alcohol pilot program at baseball games
One Texas college is running a pilot program, selling beer and wine at a number of home baseball games.
April 20, 2015
School districts, parents at odds over breakfast in classroom
Some parents and teachers say the free meal takes up class time and wastes food by serving students who don’t want or need it.
April 15, 2015
University of Montana Dining embraces aquaponics
A 200-gallon system enables the University of Montana to grow leafy greens and raise fish on campus.
April 13, 2015
Foodservice operators are demonstrating that food waste recovery is a viable alternative to landfill dumping.
April 13, 2015
Rocky Dunnam has made a difference at Bivins Foundations by creating a Chef Demo Day, organizing a culinary internship program and writing new menus.
April 13, 2015
College shifts students’ perspective on campus dining
At Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa., an academic initiative called E.A.T. is encouraging students to be more mindful of what they eat.
April 3, 2015
Make healthy eating a show
We educated students, parents and staff about local products and healthy eating. Vendors donated prizes to give to kids who filled out surveys for feedback on their products.
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