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Aug. 30, 2017
In wake of Hurricane Harvey, Houston students to receive free meals
The move came about after HISD received approval from the USDA and the Texas Department of Agriculture. All of the 210,000-plus students enrolled will benefit.
Aug. 29, 2017
School district teams up with hospital to build greenhouse
The greenhouse will supply food for one of the district’s high schools and is a part of Marion County Hospital District’s Fitness and Nutrition in Schools project.
Aug. 28, 2017
UConn adds ‘mini meal plan’
The plan allows students who move in early to get on a plan before the semester starts. The plan lasts one week, ending when the fall semester’s meal plans begin.
Aug. 24, 2017
University reworks to-go options across campus
Starting this fall, students will be able to enjoy on-the-go items such as bento boxes and Greek yogurt panna cotta.
Aug. 24, 2017
Penn State pilots kosher dining
The yearlong test program may eventually become a permanent fixture.
Aug. 23, 2017
School district considers revoking student privileges to slash meal debt
The new policy is being weighed as a way to reduce the district’s meal deficit. Students who receive free or reduced-price lunches would be omitted from the policy.
Aug. 22, 2017
School district to pilot vegan menu
The new items include bean tamales, teriyaki patty sandwiches and “sausage” subs. The vegan menu will be served this fall, and students will be asked for their feedback.
Aug. 8, 2017
Michigan Dining goes hyperlocal with student-grown produce
A partnership with UM's on-campus farm aims to aid the university’s sustainable sourcing goals...
July 26, 2017
By student demand, district ups vegetarian, global options
Power Up Tuesdays and International Thursdays will become weekly fixtures at lunch. The menu changes developed out of students’ requests for more diverse options.
July 25, 2017
Facebook cafeteria staff push for higher wages, better benefits
Over 500 cafeteria employees at Facebook’s headquarters have unionized in an effort to secure higher wages and better health benefits, The Mercury News reports.
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