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Converted school bus delivers meals to kids

The Jefferson County Public Schools bus has been delivering meals for the last month and is an expansion of a mobile lunch program, which feeds children in needy areas.

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We had a small area that sold self-serve yogurt. Sales were great for the first year and then began to slide as most self-serve yogurt shops have done this past year or so.

If Kent State University students, faculty and staff want a quick bite they can simply check Twitter or Facebook to find the university's new bright yellow food truck.

In the elementary schools our participation has dropped the last few semesters due to the changing USDA regulations. In order to draw up more interest, as well as business, we not only sell second entrées to students, but we also sell yogurt, string cheese, milk and sparkling juice.

We were looking for something for our smaller sites, the ones that are too big to be supported by traditional vending but not large enough to support a café without a very substantial investment.

The Centra Nutrition Group recently launched our very own food truck, called Code Fresh. The truck serves a few roles.

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The students in high school have such a long day and so many of them participate in after-school activities and a lot of them eat lunch starting at 10 a.m.

Vending machines at the Franciscan Alliance hospitals have new options, such as baked chips, pretzels, milk and more.

After more than two months out of commission, the Green Tidings food truck will return to the campus, Dining Services officials said.

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