Local, Grass-fed Beef Coming to AISD Cafeterias

Local, Grass-fed Beef Coming to AISD Cafeterias Russell Falcon KXAN AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Independent School District announced on Thursday that local, grass-fed beef is coming to its cafeterias. The district says that with increased participation in cafeteria lunches, it will be able to feature the beef in more [...]

2020-03-03T02:16:17+00:00February 13th, 2020|

AISD is Now Serving Grass-Fed Ground Beef. Here’s Why.

AISD is now serving grass-fed ground beef. Here’s why. Addie Broyles Austin360 When more students eat school lunch, the quality of the lunch improves, at least in districts like Austin Independent School District, which had another turn in the national press this week. School lunch advocate Jennifer Gaddis wrote an [...]

2020-02-11T22:35:46+00:00February 11th, 2020|

Austin Independent School District First in Texas to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program

In February 2019, Austin Independent School District (AISD) adopted the Good Food Purchasing Program as part of its commitment to use its food purchases to promote the production and consumption of healthy, fair, and sustainable food. The Program is poised to have a big impact for students, food vendors, workers, farmers, and other stakeholders in [...]

2019-04-26T21:51:34+00:00April 26th, 2019|

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus Addie Broyles My Statesman One rainy day last fall, Anneliese Tanner scrolled through photos of sweet potatoes on her phone. The managers at some of the 114 school cafeterias under her watch in the Austin Independent School District were posting photos of the vegetables [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00January 24th, 2017|