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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.
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.
Starting this fall, students will be able to enjoy on-the-go items such as bento boxes and Greek yogurt panna cotta.
The yearlong test program may eventually become a permanent fixture.
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.
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.
A partnership with UM's on-campus farm aims to aid the university’s sustainable sourcing goals...
Power Up Tuesdays and International Thursdays will become weekly fixtures at lunch. The menu changes developed out of students’ requests for more diverse options.
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.
The California district said it has banned the beverage due to the amount of added sugar and extra calories it contains. The ban will begin this fall.

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