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Farm Fresh’s new program “Harvest of the month” is set to get more locally-grown vegetables into Rhode Island schools, as well as show students where their food comes from.
A new study from the University of Vermont found that healthier school-nutrition standards are leading to more waste and reduced consumption of fruit and vegetables.
The director of child nutrition at Tahlequah Public Schools in Tahlequah, Okla., says if a child has a disability or needs specialty food prescribed by a doctor, the district will accommodate those...
Lee County School District’s new 11,000-square-foot cafeteria has allowed the district to reduce its number of daily lunch periods and includes a concession stand to accommodate the nearby football...
Washington University Dining Services eliminated buy-in fees and discount incentives from its Eco To-Go compostable boxes system in an effort to improve student engagement and ultimately reduce waste.
Wilson County and Murfreesboro City school districts added thermo sensors to their operations one year ago, which have since helped reduce waste and energy costs while eliminating the need for...
With a 15 percent decline in school meal purchases, officials at Arlington Heights School District 25 have revamped the lunch menu—which includes special meals for students with food allergies—with...
Hundreds of U.S. school districts have enacted layoffs and reduced hours for foodservice staff due to the National School Lunch Program, according to the School Nutrition Association.
Officials at Georgia’s Gwinnett County Schools have come up with a modified version of dumpster diving to see what gets put on students’ trays only to be thrown away.
The frozen yogurt retailer is installing self-serve yogurt machines and toppings bars at three high schools in Texas’ Northwest Independent School District (NISD).

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