| Source: USA Today
For decades, school lunch ladies have been puzzling over how to get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables.
| Source: KCET
A Kaiser Permanente physician in Oakland, Calif. started a farmers’ market to make fresh fruits and vegetables more convenient and readily available. More than a decade later there are over 50 Kaiser...
| Source: Cincinnati.com
When you think of chef-inspired meals made from scratch you’re not likely to envision school lunches in America, but a few regional districts are trying to change that perception.
| Source: Yakima Herald
New guidelines for patient meals, different options in the hospital’s popular cafeteria, and everywhere, a small green logo labeling which choices are the healthy ones. “Healthy choices, healthy...
| Source: Vidette Online
During the past 11 years, the director of Campus Dining Services at Illinois State University, Arlene Hosea, has brought about changes that have revolutionized dining for students and staff.
| Source: Times-News
The Idaho Department of Education is offering grants for schools to implement a hands-on educational garden program.
| Source: The Spokesman-Review
A cardboard cutout of a costumed, cartoon dog promoted white milk as the best choice to K-8 students making their way through a lunch line.
| Source: The Shawnee News-Star
The school is aiming to pass two bond proposals totaling $3.85 million. Superintendent Sheril Payne expressed the funds would benefit multiple endeavors.
| Source: PennLive
Paying Central Dauphin School District's food service contractor a fixed amount for each cafeteria meal would lower administrative costs and improve food quality, a district resident told the...
| Source: San Diego Reader
San Diego growers produce more than $560 million per year of fruits and vegetables suitable for the school market, the report says.
Tennessee has passed a bill opponents are calling ‘starve the children’, which allows school boards to opt out of the National Food Lunch Program without penalty from the state.
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A former cafeteria worker at Keystone Oaks School District in Pittsburgh, Penn., could serve up to one year in jail after pleading guilty to stealing more than $90,000 from students’ meal accounts.
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Mary Arlinda Hill continually aims to improve both Jackson Public Schools and her community.
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