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Bill to expand free school meals passes Washington state House of Representatives

The bill would require the state to work with community and school leaders to help increase participation in the Community Eligibility Provision.


Bipartisan bill would provide federal funding for school nutrition education programs

The Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Act of 2020 would provide funding for schools to hire full-time food and nutrition educators and to set up projects such as school gardens.

When Ithaca's foodservice team went self-op, Cornell University and other community allies stepped up to help.

Schools would be allowed to donate packaged and unpackaged food, whole produce, wrapped raw produce or unpeeled fruit.

The fund would allow schools that do not stigmatize lunch debt to be reimbursed.

Just Egg will be served at Sodexo’s higher education, healthcare and corporate operations across the country.

Patients may be eligible for an emergency food kit and other food assistance.

Changes include allowing schools to prevent students with meal debt from attending school activities.

For a school foodservice operator, the daily challenges can be overwhelming: short lunch periods, picky eaters, aging equipment and understaffed kitchens just scratch the surface. And finding the time to start tackling these demands can be a challenge in and of itself.

Attendees will enjoy a meal provided by hospital foodservice staff and learn more about heart health from two cardiologists.

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