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All eyes in the food industry, whether in the restaurant world or noncommercial dining, are, it seems, turned to clean menu labels and sustainable dishes, but sustainability and social responsibility...
02-16-2016 Ideas and Innovation
A resident-run garden complex at a Pennsylvania senior living facility provides produce for the foodservice operations—and an opportunity for much-needed social interaction.
There are more compostable options available than ever in competition with polystyrene, long the disposable packaging of choice thanks to its low cost.
To grow lettuces year-round, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Worcester State University recently leased hydroponic shipping container farms.
12-15-2015 Ideas and Innovation
During the Food Recovery Summit in November, the Environmental Protection Agency named the 2015 National Award Winners of its Food Recovery Challenge.
10-15-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Sierra Magazine has released a roundup of colleges and universities that champion sustainable practice in its annual America’s Greenest Universities list.
Judging from the popularity of food blogs and chef shows, most people outside the industry likely believe that food trends originate in fancy restaurants.
Despite the brutal Boston winter, the Red Sox's rooftop garden—dubbed Fenway Farms—launched just in time for opening day of the 2015 season in April...
09-15-2015 Ideas and Innovation
While some New York City restaurants railed against a ban on polystyrene packaging, which was recently overturned, Columbia University was years ahead of the game.
08-18-2015 Ideas and Innovation
When it comes to organic farming, St. Luke’s Hospital foodservice staff have found ways to streamline production and maximize utilization.
Even more than usual, labor issues were top of mind for noncommercial foodservice directors and restaurateurs at this year’s NRA Show in Chicago. Here's why.
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The legislation, hailed as a landmark by labor proponents, is already being copied by other municipalities.
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Here are the states with the highest reported ratios of free and reduced-price school breakfast to lunch participation for the 2014-2015 school year.
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