Feeding the Future: Redefining the Student Dining Experience in Austin, Texas

Feeding the Future: Redefining the Student Dining Experience in Austin, Texas Lindsey Bradley Green Schools National Network What comes to mind when you think of food in school? For many of us, our perceptions reflect childhood memories or misconceptions. Today, school districts across the country are shifting their efforts to innovate the student dining [...]

2021-02-09T23:23:58+00:00January 29th, 2021|

Local Food Producers May Get Priority In Alameda County

Local Food Producers May Get Priority In Alameda County Bea Karnes Patch.com The Good Food Purchasing Policy is touted as a way to boost the local economy while increasing the quality of food. ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — Alameda County prisoners may soon be able to indulge their inner foodies. Alameda County Supervisors plan [...]

2021-02-02T23:45:56+00:00January 25th, 2021|

3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021

3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021 Errol Schweizer Forbes Welcome to 2021. As former V.P. of Grocery at Whole Foods, I helped roll out the trend forecasting “trend” several years ago and I love how it’s been picked up and improved by more retailers and industry heavyweights. Retail buyers know their stuff, [...]

2021-02-02T00:44:22+00:00January 19th, 2021|

Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego County

Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sara Wacker, APR (858) 945-1104 Sara@SaraWackerAPR.com Escondido, Calif. (June 25, 2020) – On June 25, 2020, the Escondido Union School District Board of Education unanimously voted to commit to the [...]

2020-06-29T22:47:07+00:00June 29th, 2020|

School lunch as we know it is over. But for school nutrition directors, the lessons keep coming.

School lunch as we know it is over. But for school nutrition directors, the lessons keep coming. Jessica Fu The Counter They overhaul their operations on the fly. They feed families now, too. And they’re reinventing lunch programs for the coming year with fewer workers, untold variables, and multimillion-dollar budget [...]

2020-07-09T20:59:36+00:00June 18th, 2020|

With Schools Closed, Some Districts are Feeding More People than Food Banks

With Schools Closed, Some Districts are Feeding More People than Food Banks Nadra Little Civil Eats School districts around the nation are handing out meals to students and adults alike. When the novel coronavirus pandemic led school districts across the country to close in March, questions grew about whether the [...]

2020-06-24T20:16:51+00:00April 7th, 2020|

DC Greens is Helping Residents Eat Better Through Social Justice

DC Greens is Helping Residents Eat Better Through Social Justice Katie Howell Food Tank Food justice organizations are finding ways to use locally produced food to address equity in access, affordability, and health. DC Greens’ Produce Plus Program partners with farmers’ markets to distribute over US$800,000 annually to Washington, D.C. residents to [...]

2020-07-09T20:45:05+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

How to Fight Back Against Injustice in Your School Cafeteria

How to Fight Back Against Injustice in Your School Cafeteria Jennifer Gladdis Teen Vogue This op-ed argues that our system of “cheap” industrial food and low-wage labor is incredibly costly in the long term. What am I going to eat for lunch at school? What are my friends going to [...]

2020-01-10T20:11:40+00:00November 13th, 2019|

Celebrating a Brand New State-of-the-Art School Kitchen

Celebrating a Brand New State-of-the-Art School Kitchen Vincent Matthews SF Examiner The other day I enjoyed a truly delicious lunch with food from many different cultures. There were multiple entrees to choose from: Oven-fried rice with egg rolls, crunchy tacos, caprese salads, and fresh turkey sandwiches. Sides included organic tomato [...]

2019-10-30T20:59:25+00:00October 21st, 2019|
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