Benita Gingerella


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Benita Gingerella

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School district to end universal free meals due to supply chain and labor issues

St. Johns County School District will no longer provide free meals to all students beginning in December.

Here are some ways you can celebrate with diners in the coming weeks.

The device will be able to show and tell the day’s menu, among other features.

Lincoln Public Schools featured a variety of apple-themed dishes, including apple calzones and apple and spinach pasta.

The School Nutrition and Meal Cost Study sheds light on how school meals have changed since standards from the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act went into place.

Diners are able to enjoy dishes such as roasted pear flatbread with smoked blue cheese and candied walnuts.

Today’s machines offer everything from ramen to pizza, and many of the companies behind them are aiming to expand their reach.

Roy Pistone, director of food and nutrition services at Citrus County Schools in Florida, received the Golden Foodservice Director Award.

The nutrition team at Cedar Tree Academy partnered with commercial chefs to share best practices and come up with new dishes that would please both students and families.

Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a new law banning practices such as barring students who have unpaid meal balances from extracurriculars.

Local farmers and ingredients are a focus in October.

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