Texas residents offer up yards, apartment space as summer meal sites
Sushi concept comes to UGA
UMass food truck to serve summer meals to kids
Sexual harassment tops employers’ legal concerns
How operators are finding success with branded concepts
How the gig economy is impacting hiring
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Sustainability takes shape in a straw house at University of Michigan
4 colleges that are saying no to straws
A senior living dining team plots its next steps
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Which pizza ovens do consumers prefer most?
How menus have evolved in 3 decades
No more square pizza? K-12 foodservice makes fresh, healthy strides
50 Greatest Menu Hits
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Healthy Recipe Revamp
K-12 Census: Making the effort
2016 FSD Menu Survey
2015 LTC Census: The state of Senior Living
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Colleen Wright-Riva: Long-term vision
Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
Lucretia Chancler: Helping feed a hometown in need
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People on the Move
4 coffee trends to satisfy student cravings
Mac and cheese: Three takes on a classic dish
4 ways to take seafood beyond center of plate
A look at how operators are implementing environmentally friendly programs
Oct. 17, 2016
A lesson in pride of place
Through culinary arts programs, students learn the basics of agriculture, practice pivoting a menu based on seasonality, and compost as they cook.
Aug. 22, 2016
4 tips for launching a reusable container program
As more FSDs jump from the polystyrene wagon with an eye on the ultimate waste-reducers—reusable containers—here are some tips from folks on the front lines.
Aug. 15, 2016
Waste reduction results beyond the environment
Through recovery, waste reduction and sustainability challenges, operators, particularly at schools and universities, are issuing mandates to reach a zero-waste goal.
July 19, 2016
Show me the sustainability
Deputy Editor Dana Moran, FoodService Director's designated green nerd, observes ways the National Restaurant Association Show could've upped its sustainability game...
June 15, 2016
Reduce waste with proper ordering, storage
Despite the large amount of produce used at the entirely vegan Muse School in Calabasas, Calif., the great majority is consumed, and there is little spoilage.
June 8, 2016
Alice Waters: Beyond the edible schoolyard
Alice Waters shares ideas on promoting edible education in schools.
June 1, 2016
Get more sustainability for your budget dollar
Researchers from the Universities of Michigan and Minnesota released a case study that develops a cost-benefit analysis of sustainable products and manufacturing processes.
May 26, 2016
The menu and beyond: Hot NRA Show sustainability tips
All eyes in the food industry, whether in the restaurant world or noncommercial dining, are, it seems, turned to clean menu labels and sustainable dishes, but sustainability and social responsibility...
May 19, 2016
How labeling legislation could change food waste
While the Food Date Labeling Act as written only applies to consumer food products, it could have a trickle-down effect on other areas of the food industry.
May 16, 2016
Boost nutrition by prolonging fresh produce availability
While May is the beginning of peak season for harvesting local produce, operators are finding ways to extend seasonality and local sourcing into cooler months.
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