News & Trends http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Auburn taking local to a whole new level http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/auburn-taking-local-whole-new-level <div class="field-byline"> By Jacque Kochak </div> <div class="field-deck"> Creating a closed-loop system, the university is growing tilapia and cucumbers that are used in the dining services program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Creating a closed-loop system, the university is growing tilapia and cucumbers that are used in the dining services program.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/auburn-taking-local-whole-new-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/auburn-taking-local-whole-new-level#comments Colleges & Universities Private Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:34:00 +0000 63401 at http://food-management.com <p>Through a partnership between dining services and Auburn professors, tilapia is being grown on campus in an aquaponic fish house. The tilapia are used in dining services.</p> Auburn University 5 things: Patient dies after being fed incorrect diet http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-patient-dies-after-being-fed-incorrect-diet <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 20. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 20.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-patient-dies-after-being-fed-incorrect-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-patient-dies-after-being-fed-incorrect-diet#comments Market Trends Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:57:00 +0000 63391 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock The US can’t meet its eco promises if we don’t change our dining patterns http://food-management.com/market-trends/us-can-t-meet-its-eco-promises-if-we-don-t-change-our-dining-patterns <div class="field-deck"> That and other findings from The Culinary Institute of America’s Menus of Change conference. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>That and other findings from The Culinary Institute of America’s Menus of Change conference.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/us-can-t-meet-its-eco-promises-if-we-don-t-change-our-dining-patterns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/us-can-t-meet-its-eco-promises-if-we-don-t-change-our-dining-patterns#comments Market Trends Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:10:00 +0000 63381 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Sustainability at Chatham University's Eden Hall campus http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/sustainability-chatham-universitys-eden-hall-campus <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Sprouting up in the rolling rural topography of Richland Township north of Pittsburgh, Chatham University&rsquo;s 388-acre Eden Hall campus is one of the most sustainability-conscious academic locations in the world.<br /> Highlighted by the recently opened $50 million Eden Hall Commons Center, the campus is home to Chatham&rsquo;s Falk School of Sustainability, where practices ranging from water and energy conservation to green facility design and local food production are not only practiced but the basis of the curriculum.</p> <p>Here are some of the sustainability highlights...</p> </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/sustainability-chatham-universitys-eden-hall-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/sustainability-chatham-universitys-eden-hall-campus#comments Colleges & Universities Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:40:00 +0000 63361 at http://food-management.com Working farm, solar power highlight Chatham sustainability program http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/working-farm-solar-power-highlight-chatham-sustainability-program <div class="field-deck"> The school’s Eden Hall campus has its own growing fields and is totally reliant on solar power for its food production equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The school’s Eden Hall campus has its own growing fields and is totally reliant on solar power for its food production equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/working-farm-solar-power-highlight-chatham-sustainability-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/working-farm-solar-power-highlight-chatham-sustainability-program#comments Colleges & Universities Private Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:33:00 +0000 63341 at http://food-management.com <p>A solar powered hoop house enables Chatham&#39;s Eden Hall to grow crops even in the winter months.</p> Chatham University Case study: One district’s success with increasing breakfast participation http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/case-study-one-district-s-success-increasing-breakfast-participation <div class="field-deck"> By serving breakfast after the bell, participation increased by 35 percent, test scores improved and there were fewer disciplinary issues. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By serving breakfast after the bell, participation increased by 35 percent, test scores improved and there were fewer disciplinary issues.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/case-study-one-district-s-success-increasing-breakfast-participation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/case-study-one-district-s-success-increasing-breakfast-participation#comments K-12 Schools Private Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:46:00 +0000 63281 at http://food-management.com Student demand brings dim sum from special event to menu addition http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-demand-brings-dim-sum-special-event-menu-addition <div class="field-deck"> Serving a selection of delicious Chinese dumplings and snacks on rolling carts catches on big time at Kennesaw State University. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Serving a selection of delicious Chinese dumplings and snacks on rolling carts catches on big time at Kennesaw State University.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-demand-brings-dim-sum-special-event-menu-addition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/student-demand-brings-dim-sum-special-event-menu-addition#comments Colleges & Universities Private Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:14:00 +0000 63271 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock 5 things: San Fran schools participation drops 16% after radical design redo http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-san-fran-participation-drops-16-after-radical-design-redo <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 13. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 13.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-san-fran-participation-drops-16-after-radical-design-redo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-san-fran-participation-drops-16-after-radical-design-redo#comments Market Trends Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:01:00 +0000 63261 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock SNA says House’s block grant proposal would cost states millions in funding http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-blasts-houses-block-grant-proposal <div class="field-deck"> Association says provision would reduce school meal funding, end national school meal uniformity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Association says provision would reduce school meal funding, end national school meal uniformity.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-blasts-houses-block-grant-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-blasts-houses-block-grant-proposal#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:18:00 +0000 63231 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock The University of Kansas’ new café finds inspiration from the “Rules of Basketball” http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/university-kansas-new-caf-finds-inspiration-rules-basketball <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The DeBruce Center at the University of Kansas has both a series of delectable food stations but also is home to James Naismith's original "Rules of Basketball."</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/university-kansas-new-caf-finds-inspiration-rules-basketball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/university-kansas-new-caf-finds-inspiration-rules-basketball#comments Colleges & Universities Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:01:00 +0000 63211 at http://food-management.com <p>A statue of basketball inventor james Naismith with his famous peach basket sits outside KU&#39;s DeBruce Center.</p>