06-19-2015 | Source: centralmaine.com
The town of Farmington, Maine, recycles food from the local University of Maine campus and animal waste from nearby fairgrounds, selling it as compost to the public.
06-19-2015 | Source: Your Daily Globe
Students in Hurley, Wisconsin, participate in a garden-to-market program, through which they grow food in the school garden and sell it at a local farmers market.
06-19-2015 | By Bianca N. Herron, Digital Editor
Little, co-founder of Cini-Little International, Inc. recently passed away after a battle with Leukemia.
06-18-2015 | By Bianca N. Herron, Digital Editor
Under the new 15-year contract, the foodservice provider will manage Yosemite’s hospitality programs, which include food and beverage, lodging, retail, and recreational and transportation services.
06-18-2015 | Source: AL.com
An overwhelming majority of Alabama parents believe that serving nutritious foods in school is important to prepare children for learning, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts,
06-18-2015 | Source: Chicago Tribune
A district is considering opting out of the National School Lunch Program due to costs and worries that the calories aren’t enough for student athletes.
06-18-2015 | Source: Standard Speaker
The district superintendent expects to break even, if not come out ahead, because of the federal reimbursement packaged with the free lunch program.
06-17-2015 | Source: The Hill
Congressional Republicans are renewing their fight to roll back first lady Michelle Obama’s prized nutrition standards for school meal programs.
06-17-2015 | Source: The Wall Street Journal
Nonprofit Wellness in the Schools reallocates lunch budgets for 60 New York City public schools to recipes developed by Chef Bill Telepan and his staff.
06-17-2015 | Source: News 8000
Nearly all laid-off Sodexo employees were re-hired by Chartwells, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s new provider, saving the school about $500,000.
Many schools have already done a fantastic job of reducing salt, cooking from scratch and adapting condiments with herbs and spices instead of salt.
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Union Springs Central School District discovered “weakness with controls over cash collections, employee purchasing of meals and non-prepaid transactions,” according to USCSD’s superintendent.
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To streamline recruitment of foodservice employees, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, hosts a summer job fair where candidates are interviewed and hired on the spot.
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