new concepts

One Texas college is running a pilot program, selling beer and wine at a number of home baseball games.
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.
montana aquaponics
A 200-gallon system enables the University of Montana to grow leafy greens and raise fish on campus.
food waste
Foodservice operators are demonstrating that food waste recovery is a viable alternative to landfill dumping.
Rocky Dunnam
Rocky Dunnam has made a difference at Bivins Foundations by creating a Chef Demo Day, organizing a culinary internship program and writing new menus.
eat lebanon valley college
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.
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.
New initiative supplies students in need with four meals and snacks every Friday to help keep them fed over the weekend.

“TUG” robots at UC San Francisco Medical Center’s newest hospital take on a boring task—meal delivery.

Bruegger’s Bistro Burger
After testing two burgers as LTOs in two stores, Bruegger’s now is rolling them out systemwide (along with other grilled lunch sandwiches) over the first quarter of 2015.