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House Democrats look to expand federal lunch program to weekends

The Weekends Without Hunger Act would install a five-year pilot program aimed at providing food to students when school is not in session.


Lawmakers reach tentative deal on 2018 farm bill

The bill will not include restrictions that could have caused almost 265,000 children to lose free school meals.

North Thurston Public Schools has accumulated $21,000 in lunch debt this school year.

The FDA says it intends to follow up with labeling that specifies where the produce was grown.

Here are some marketing ideas to keep in mind as the holiday season gets into full swing.

The federal agency says it intends to identify safe sources of the produce.

The lunch is for the districts’ Feed a Farmer event, which aims to educate students about who grows local produce.

Conceived by college students as part of a worldwide competition, the new initiative uses enterprise to tackle food insecurity.

The food-safety watchdog issued the warning after 32 people were sickened in 11 states from a suspected E. coli contamination.

The school expects to lose only around $40 a day in subsidies because fewer than 12 students receive free or reduced-priced lunches.