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The district had very low participation before Jennifer McFarland, director of food and nutrition services, arrived at Center Grove Community School Corp. in Greenwood, Ind., according to Rose Smith, assistant director of food and nutrition services.

The USDA requires we post signage showing the choices and food groups. All materials available were using MyPlate. We replaced the plate with a photo of our tray. We focused on “Build Your...

I wanted to show—not just tell—people how healthy our school meals are. So I started my own personal weight-loss journey. I eat school breakfast and lunch every day and I use...