Food programs hard to sustain in rural areas.
Food management company says move meets clients' and industry's need for humane, sustainable purchasing solutions.
Marshall County will now bake items to meet with new meal regs.
Farm-to-school programs coupled with nutrition education encourages students to try new items.
New items include Rachael Ray's Mexi Mac and Cheese.
Spending for unhealthy cereals marketing to children increased by more than 30%
Health, training and large kitchens highlighted our visit to Spring.
Study says percentage of students who could buy sugary drinks dropped 33% in 2011.
More whole grains and increased fruits and vegetables are now required in school meal programs.
District demands expanded menu and better employee relations.
High free and reduced rate makes implementing change difficult.
Cooking class helps engage students and parents in food program.
Cranberries must be sweetened, says industry.
Recycling program hopes to reduce some of the $100,000 yearly hauling costs.
Many districts have already complied with proposed regulations.
Ottawa district sees loss of $1 million after ban on sodas and fried foods.
Nine year old’s battle with censorship puts school meals staff in negative light.
Program taught workers how to cook made-from-scratch recipes.
District with low free and reduced percentage finds financial success offering breakfast free to all students.
Program would focus on curriculum-based cafeterias.