Lynn Freehill-Maye

Lynn Freehill-Maye


St Jude Food service
Rick Farmer and Michael Vetro focus on food that nourishes and heals.
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FSDs are reaching everyone from kindergarteners to high schoolers (and even their parents) with garden tours, cooking competitions, rolling food setups and, of course, Instagram.
cafeteria
Some school districts are expanding the Community Eligibility Provision, while others are scaling back. ...
campus at night
Take a cue from the hospitality or retail sectors and serve customers more hours of the day.
wahoo tacos
School FSDs are boosting health and engagement in the lunchroom—while keeping an eye on Washington.
workforce fsd
Here’s how operators are balancing more tasks than ever, from interior design to staff training.
fundraising
Here are some tips for snagging grants and hosting imaginative events.
buying small
It’s not just about local—finding small producers with a good story is key.
allergies
Smart operators are leading the charge on food allergies, special diets and beyond.
panera food
How to address the concerns of diners still buzzing over this undefinable trend.

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Prince George County Public Schools in Prince George, Va., has been offering free meals to students this past week. The district also started a donation fund to make sure that all students will receive a hot meal regardless of whether they can pay. The fund has raised $15,000 through community donations so far.

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