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Alice Waters partners with UC Davis to create Institute for Edible Education

The space will allow K-12 operators, UC Davis faculty, local farmers, students and others to collaborate to improve food systems.


School Nutrition Association calls on Congress to eliminate reduced-price meals

The SNA would also like longer lunch periods, preservation of the USDA 2018 Final Rule and more.

The bills would ban lunch shaming and allow schools to share excess food with students and accept outside donations toward school meal debt.

State school meal funding would see a 40% increase under the proposal.

Manhattan Beach Unified School District switched to aluminum canned water at some of its schools at the start of the school year.

The district now tailors its menus to where its schools are located.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center donates about 150 pounds of food a week to a local food pantry.

Lincoln County Medical Center donates 24 hot meals each week to the High Mountain Youth Project.

Diners at Lynchburg General Hospital’s cafeteria can now enjoy local lettuce from the salad bar.

Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, Iowa, has provided the free meal for 20 years.

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