Spring Independent School District’s tactics include a fruit-themed “usie” photo contest.
Though officials say the new process will streamline cafeteria throughput, some groups are encouraging parents to question the implications of children using such technology.
FSDs take stock of how the demands of today’s diners are shaping the meal plan of the future, from data-syncing mobile technology to healthful discounts.
Officials say the program will help eliminate clerical errors.
Details about nutrition and ingredients are the information most desired by more than half of students.
mobile phone apple pay
The future is here when it comes to mobile and online payment apps for foodservice. Operators have some advice for making the jump to mobile payment.
How do you train a robot to be hospitable—and what happens when the power goes out? These are a couple of the dilemmas short-circuiting FSDs’ dreams this week.
palm scan
A district tested palm scanners in schools to see how well they would process payments. The results were so positive that school officials installed a device.
Emojis could help schools across the nation cut down on food waste, officials say.
sustainable growth
To grow lettuces year-round, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Worcester State University recently leased hydroponic shipping container farms.