Michigan seeks to make universal free meals program permanent

Lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make free school meals a lasting fixture in the state.


Metz launches new 'stealth nutrition' strategy to promote healthy eating

The foodservice provider will serve 40 new recipes to K-12 students this fall as part of its initiative.

As a Healthy School Food Pathways fellow, Chef Alonso Alonso is learning the nuances of adding more complex dishes to the menu.

Young diners enjoyed special themed items, including a cucumber orange ginger juice.

See what schools across the country are serving as students return from summer vacation.

The state is the latest to offer free meals to students who qualify for reduced-price lunches.

Monsignor Farrell’s foodservice program will be overseen by Denino’s starting this fall.

Eight state agencies and two school food authorities received $9.4 million in federal funding to improve students’ nutrition.

From dramatic jumps in participation to fewer free and reduced applications, K-12 operators in California and Maine share what they encountered during their first year of serving free meals for all.

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: Arizona senators hope to ban lunch shaming, and Illinois becomes the latest state to offer universal free meals.

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