07-08-2015 | Source: VTDigger.org
Vermont children are enjoying summer meals and snacks at 270 locations, up from 141 in 2009, as a result of a partnership between Hunger Free Vermont and the USDA.
07-08-2015 | Source: The Washington Post
Admission to the seniors-only cafe event at Sibley Memorial Hospital costs one joke, recited out loud.
07-08-2015 | Source: Burlington County Times
Starting this fall, Maple Shade School District is expanding its waste disposal options by composting eligible organic matter, from food waste to used paper plates.
07-07-2015 | Source: The Hill
With the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act expiring in September, Republicans are convening a series of hearings to dial back the controversial nutrition standards.
07-07-2015 | Source: The Herald News
The State Department of Education in Massachusetts will no longer use free and reduced lunch numbers to publicly report school districts’ low-income student populations. Instead, it will derive “...
07-07-2015 | Source: Public News Service
The programs are good because children have access to fresh food and local agriculture gets a boost, according to the executive director of the Illinois Stewardship Alliance.
07-07-2015 | Source: News Medical
Ranked as one of the lowest states providing summer meals to students in need, a Kansas State University nutritionist says the state is not taking advantage of the program as well as it could be.
07-06-2015 | By Bianca N. Herron, Digital Editor
A remix of the Cubs’ concessions brings fans the sausages of Hot Doug’s, a local landmark that closed last year. The pairing of two Chicago institutions is part of the park’s efforts to provide local...
San Dieguito Union High School District recently raised meal prices, for the first time in seven years, to try to balance the budget, according to the staff nutritionist.
Wichita district officials say paperwork required by the state for at-risk funding would be burdensome, negating one of the program’s biggest selling points.
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Officials say Benjamin E. Mays High is the only school in its district with a greenhouse that uses hydroponics and aquaponics to grow vegetables and herbs year-round.
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