In the annals of eating, there once existed the clean-plate club for youngsters but that concept appears to be morphing into a "food recovery initiative" so that victuals are used wisely and effectively.
School officials have been running a food-recovery program this year at Nock/Molin and Bresnahan schools. And they recognized Food Recovery and Recycling Awareness Week in early March.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Duval County Public Schools and its food service partner, Chartwells K12, hosted a family food night Wednesday for parents and students.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
In the first three episodes, Karen Thomas, the district chef for the Chartwells Swansea school lunch program, prepared a ham, a turkey meatloaf with barbecue sauce, a French toast bake, healthy snacks and more. The new local cooking program, Cardinal Bistro, appears on Swansea Cable Access and online.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Developed originally as a small-site solution for the corporate dining market, Simply Puur adapts to the needs of a teen customer base.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Kicks for Kix? Bend it like bacon? Seattle Sounders FC players were at Showalter Middle School the morning of March 21, 2017, a well-deserved prize for taking first place in last year’s Breakfast Challenge, hosted by United Way of King County. Defender Tony Alfaro and goalkeeper Tyler Miller talked to the assembled crowd about the importance of healthy habits, education, and overcoming challenges.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
School meals today are better than ever — especially at Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, which recently opened the first clean-concept school cafe in the state of Michigan.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Both adults and children at East Vincent Elementary School took advantage of the Irish holiday to show just how green they could be. Students and staff celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by going green through large bow ties, full-body costumes and more. All the elementary schools in the Owen J. Roberts School District took advantage of the colorful holiday this week by introducing students to healthy spinach smoothies.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Students at Somerset Berkley Regional High School will be able to purchase food in the student dining center of SBRHS after school under a new program that is being started there.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Lunchtime at Burton Elementary School had a new feature Monday: a taste test.
After picking up their lunch trays, kindergarten through fifth-grade students were given two “Rockin’ Roasted Potatoes” — one red potato wedge, one Yukon potato wedge — to sample. Some were excited to see a familiar food, though prepared in a way they may not be used to.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017