Nutrition department has been able to purchase $25 pounds of herbs from program.
Grants will be used to improve foodservice equipment.
Kentucky director’s start in sales has helped guide her path at Jefferson County.
Eileen Staples can't live without exercise and fresh vegetables.
Eileen Staples didn't wait for new meal regs to kick in, she made adjustments on her own.
Rejects proposal to outsource foodserivce, approves outsourcing custodial services.
Parents led by union representing cafeteria workers.
CDC study says 1 in 20 U.S. children have food allergies.
Partnership with the New York Coalition for Healthy School Food helped make program happen.
A central kitchen, reducing sodium and increasing fresh produce highlight this director's 19-year tenure.
Cites survey where teachers said they'd prefer the program in cafeteria.
Local chefs challenged to make meal based on school meal regs
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Dallas and Orlando band together to improve quality of items served to students.
Districts would save at least $100,000 to $200,000 in the first year of the program.
District cites federal regulations as requiring options, not as a choice.
District serves lunches with no utensils and compostable food.
New Jersey agriculture received $62,000 federal grant to fund initiative.
Vacuum-sealed meals and dedicated prep areas among changes.
Survey says teachers think program causes mess and cuts into instructional time.
Patricia Montague has been with association for 20 years.