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.
Committee felt risk was to high to allow the kid-favorite spread.
After heated debate, bill that would provide free meals to all students.
Kitchen staff processed food from school garden.
Expect to reduce cafeteria waste by 50%.
District redesigns high school dining program to resemble college atmosphere.
Cites participation decline in light of new school meal pattern.
Kids who ate more cereal got more vitamin D, B-3, B-12, riboflavin, calcium, iron, zinc and potassium than kids who ate less cereal or none.
Cites cost of healthy food as reason.
Bon Appetit's CEO thinks with a little more money, school lunches could be as good as Google's.
Camp puts emphasis on creating fun, healthy meals.
Number of free or reduced-price lunches rose 3.8 percent over last year.
Online letter asked parents to pay "sugar tax" to web-based payment system.
City council simply encouraged the move, but district made it official.
Fitchburg district reports four percent decline in participation.
Company denied to mane number of employees who lost their jobs.