Steal This Idea

Borrowing ideas and innovation from your peers
 
Steal This Idea
white food truck graphic
JPS Health Network recently initiated a schedule of on-site food trucks for the night shift to enhance dining options. They run between midnight and 2 a.m.
high school hallway
Lakota Local School District uses carts to take meals down the hallways, so students don’t have to come to the cafeteria to get breakfast or lunch.
strawberry agua
Use fresh, seasonal fruits to create a base for agua fresca, smoothies and raspados [Mexican shaved ice]. You can choose in-season, local fruit.
pasta maker
A pasta machine can make the dough rolling process more efficient and the end product more consistent than if rolling hors d'oeuvres or desserts by hand...
tape
To make it easier to deliver meals to off-site charter schools and summer feeding locations, Pinellas County Schools uses colored tape to close the boxes.
mushroom stem assortment
The University of Montana started playing with fermenting things that people used to throw out—the stems of mushrooms, the gills of portabella mushrooms.
olive oil can
When you open a can of oil, make a hole in the corner diagonally across from the open end using the heel of a knife. This tiny opening helps air flow.
clown juggling
To generate student excitement, San Diego Unified School District had its schools apply in a raffle to have the local circus perform at a general assembly.
vegetable variety
Every March, to celebrate National Nutrition Month, Windham Raymond School District makes its way through the alphabet by featuring produce from A to Z.

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