Benita Gingerella


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Benita Gingerella

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5 silver linings from this week: June 12 edition

Operators are relying on partnerships more than ever to make sure kids are still being fed as the pandemic rolls on.


USDA extends child nutrition area eligibility waiver

The waiver, which allows schools across the country to continue serving free meals, has been extended through the summer.

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

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.

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