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USDA and partners announce School Food System Transformation Challenge Sub-Grants recipients

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its partners have announced the first round of grant recipients for the program, which aims to support projects intended to strengthen the supply chain for school foodservice programs.


Metz Culinary Management is bringing employees back to the office by offering more than just foodservice

Metz has teamed up with its corporate partners to elevate office culture through food. Westfield Insurance in Ohio and Erie Insurance Group in PA have spearheaded the initiative.

The nutrition team has steadily increased its breakfast participation by about 5% annually the past two school years.

Climbing up from 2% to 99% in 5 years, the Morrison Healthcare/OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital foodservice team changed culture from the ground up.

Also in this week’s K-12 legislative update: A Connecticut bill that would set up a child nutrition outreach program has been approved by lawmakers.

Whether you’re a first timer or conference veteran, here’s what you need to know about the biggest restaurant show in the Western hemisphere, which begins in Chicago on May 18.

The nutrition team received a Healthy Meals Incentive grant to hire an extra set of hands around the kitchen to help with expanding scratch-made options for students.

Also in this week’s legislative update: Oklahoma says okay to electronic school meal applications and New Hampshire lawmakers rework a bill that would make a handful of changes to school nutrition programs.

The district recently received a Healthy School Meals Incentive grant to expand the number of scratch-made, low-sodium dishes on its menu.

The first Friday in May marks School Lunch Hero Day and districts across the country are celebrating school nutrition professionals.

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