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School district serves summer dinner at farmers market
High school looks to add orchard
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5 staff management ideas from a recent foodservice gathering
How K-12 operators are making universal free lunch work
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Serve housemade sausage to liven up dishes
Foster trial of new foods through an interactive game
Have students try their hand at vegan sweets
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From the editor: A note on nostalgia
Nachos go from savory to sweet at Drake University
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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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Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
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Healthcare operators add more flavor, veggies to menus
K-12 students gobble up flavorful foods made with reduced sodium
Seafood sandwiches are taking over
Tips to keep your budget on target
Oct. 30, 2014
University of Alaska Fairbanks builds for the future with public-private partnership
The new addition to the Wood Center on the University of Alaska’s Fairbanks campus was a long time coming.
Oct. 17, 2014
UC Davis increases dining prices
Students at the University of California, Davis, are now paying more for their food—but some of them may also be getting a pay raise.
Oct. 10, 2014
Illinois State axes cash
Several dining venues on the campus of Illinois State University, in Normal, are no longer accepting cash.
Oct. 8, 2014
District closes cafeterias to save money
When middle school students return to school after summer break, there will be one major thing missing: the cafeterias.
Oct. 7, 2014
Dealing With Delinquency
The following scene is played out daily in school districts all across the country: A child selects a lunch and takes it to the cashier station. The cashier calls up the student’s meal...
Aug. 13, 2014
Douglas County opts out of NSLP
The district’s nine high schools are no longer on the federal meals program following a potential $3 million loss in sales due to Smart Snacks rules.
May 28, 2014
Buyers Guide: In a new normal
This month we look at food pricing trends, and the reasons behind them, for 21 food items, as well as the overall agriculture industry, to help you make better purchasing decisions for the year to...
April 9, 2014
Texas district opens full-service bakery
With the increased number of regulations on school meal programs, directors are increasingly trying to find ways to have more control over the ingredients in the items they serve.
March 11, 2014
Jennings Center’s personal approach to savings
Michael Mills, foodservice director for the Jennings Center has found a way to save his department money while satisfying the desires of residents under the facility’s recently adopted person-...
Jan. 10, 2014
Late night. Students. Lines. Cups of water. When combined, these created some issues at Bowling Green State University, in Ohio.
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