High school diversifies menu with rotisserie chicken
University takes multi-pronged approach to reduce food waste
USDA launches digital applications for Child Nutrition Programs
Overtime pay regulations—what’s next?
Northwestern University cooks up a customer-focuesd program
How seasoned FSDs avoid taking the job home
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Tap business partners for events
Decentralize social media duties
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Washington University explores American Indian cuisine
Zero-waste soups and stews
Veggie burgers go from frozen to fresh
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Healthy Recipe Revamp
K-12 Census: Making the effort
2016 FSD Menu Survey
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Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
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Going gluten free without the labor
Campus dining halls go gluten free
Natural energy drinks on the rise
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March 10, 2014
Remineralizing the soil at Kennesaw State
The culinary and hospitality services division of Kennesaw State University has implemented a remineralization project that it claims has dramatically increased the levels of vitamins and minerals in...
Dec. 11, 2013
District cuts costs by reducing waste
One school district has found a way to make green by going green.
Nov. 29, 2013
Kennesaw State University Creates Sustainability Degree
Kennesaw has become the first U.S. university to offer a bachelor of science degree in culinary sustainability and hospitality. The program will begin this fall, with a goal of 150 students...
Nov. 11, 2013
Farm-to-fork in Peril?
Sometime early in 2014 the rules governing the first major overhaul of U.S. food safety regulations in more than 70 years, known as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will take effect.
Oct. 9, 2013
Sourcing success at Clarkson University
Main Street Grill offers menu items created with 100% locally sourced products.
Oct. 7, 2013
Meatless Monday Muddle
The Meatless Mondays campaign celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with a minimum of fanfare. But while the media largely ignored the milestone they certainly haven’t ignored the...
Sept. 3, 2013
Taking on Trash
Cal Dining at the University of California, Berkeley, has found a way to reduce food waste with an approach that examines the problem before the first onion is cut or tomato is sliced. ...
July 11, 2013
Raising bees a breeze for two New Jersey hospitals
Two hospitals in north central New Jersey, working independently, have taken the same approach to sustainability by adding bee hives at their facilities. The goal at both hospitals—Overlook...
July 8, 2013
Garden Expansion Hopes to Pay for Itself in Produce
Since planting the rooftop garden at the Kansas Union at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, five years ago, Janna Traver, executive chef, says it’s kind of been a hidden gem on campus...
July 8, 2013
Hospital’s Bee-utiful Sustainability Plan
The Valley Hospital, in Ridgewood, N.J., has a potentially sweet approach to using locally produced foods. The hospital has installed two colonies of bees on the roof of the healthcare system&...
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