Benita Gingerella


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Benita Gingerella

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Why customers branch out

See diners’ top reasons for giving new items a try.


School Nutrition Association calls for COVID-19 waivers extension and universal free meals

In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, the SNA said these factors will be essential to keep school foodservice operations functioning in the fall.

During a time of unrest throughout the country, noncommercial operators and others looked to fill their communities with light.

The district says it has closed the sites “due to the evolving nature of activity across the city.”

In the age of COVID-19, K-12 operators are forming community ties and reanalyzing their roles in the greater food system.

Diners and operators continue to spread kindness as the month comes to a close.

Students visiting a Chartwells meal site can now “send a smile” to older adults.

Kansas City Art Institute’s newest eatery was designed to be a fixture on campus.

After weeks of ensuring local residents stay fed, noncommercial operators are now receiving tokens of appreciation from those around them.

Dr. Katie Wilson of the Urban School Food Alliance shares how the nonprofit is working to help its districts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over two-thirds of respondents anticipate a loss for their programs this school year.

The noncongregate feeding waiver, meal times waiver and parent pickup waiver have all been extended to the end of August.

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