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Farmers help schools celebrate NSLW

Students in some Kansas schools are learning about agriculture from local farmers this week as part of National School Lunch Week.

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New $40M central kitchen to prep fresh meals for district

The Oakland Unified School District’s facility will also have a demonstration farm on-site and classrooms to teach students about culinary arts and hospitality.

Santaluces High School had problems getting students to eat lunch—even those on a free- or reduced-price plan—until it gave its cafeteria a $550,000 remodel and new menu.

Officials at St. Joseph School District say breakfast participation has increased by about 100 meals per day despite a dip in enrollment.

As the Community Eligibility Provision grows in popularity, a K-12 FSD advises peers to conduct some research before applying.

Hubspot, a software marketing company, reports Facebook posts featuring images garner 53 percent more “likes” and twice as many comments as text-only items.

At the University of Seattle in Tacoma, they’re voicing fears the proposed wage would cut hours or eliminate their jobs altogether.

Cheshire Public Schools is using bar codes on ID cards to move students through cafeteria lines more quickly, according to the New Haven Register News.

Wichita Public Schools' new Build Your Own Lunch option is available once a week and features several items including hamburgers, burritos and noodle bowls.

Arlington Public Schools had parents taste the foods their children typically are served for lunch, including chicken sandwiches, smoothies, sweet potato tots and catfish.