K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en 5 things: Grand jury investigates school lunches in California district http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-grand-jury-investigates-school-lunches-california-district <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 8. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 8. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-grand-jury-investigates-school-lunches-california-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-grand-jury-investigates-school-lunches-california-district#comments Food & Beverage Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:15:00 +0000 58661 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock SNA’s 2016 position paper calls for increased school meal funding http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-s-2016-position-paper-calls-increased-school-meal-funding <div class="field-deck"> The paper cites costs of updated nutrition standards to programs, including reduced staff, cuts in reserve funds, deferred equipment investments and limited menu choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The paper cites costs of updated nutrition standards to programs, including reduced staff, cuts in reserve funds, deferred equipment investments and limited menu choices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-s-2016-position-paper-calls-increased-school-meal-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-s-2016-position-paper-calls-increased-school-meal-funding#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:53:00 +0000 58581 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Tucson Schools partner with U. of Arizona for compost pilot http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/tucson-schools-partner-u-arizona-compost-pilot <div class="field-deck"> The program is designed to deal with waste from increased usage of fruits and vegetables. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The program is designed to deal with waste from increased usage of fruits and vegetables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/tucson-schools-partner-u-arizona-compost-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/tucson-schools-partner-u-arizona-compost-pilot#comments K-12 Schools Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:55:00 +0000 58571 at http://food-management.com Study shows chefs can positively impact school lunch programs http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/study-shows-chefs-can-positively-impact-school-lunch-programs <div class="field-deck"> As a result of the study, Massachusetts passed a grant that will connect professional chefs with more than 20,000 students this year alone. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As a result of the study, Massachusetts passed a grant that will connect professional chefs with more than 20,000 students this year alone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/study-shows-chefs-can-positively-impact-school-lunch-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/study-shows-chefs-can-positively-impact-school-lunch-programs#comments K-12 Schools Private Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:43:00 +0000 58541 at http://food-management.com <p>Following the results of the study, Massachusetts started the first state-funded chefs in schools program. These fish tacos were one of the items created through the program.</p> 5 things: Pres. hopeful Cruz: If elected, fries return to schools http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-pres-hopeful-cruz-if-elected-fries-return-schools <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 1. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Feb. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-pres-hopeful-cruz-if-elected-fries-return-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-pres-hopeful-cruz-if-elected-fries-return-schools#comments Food & Beverage Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Private Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:47:00 +0000 58411 at http://food-management.com Matt Cardy/Getty Images District repeats lauded homegrown chicken dinner event http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-repeats-lauded-home-grown-chicken-dinner-event <div class="field-deck"> Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Part Deuce adds home-grown sweet corn to the menu as a tasty side to the poultry main dish raised by Holmen School District FFA students. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Winner Winner Chicken Dinner Part Deuce adds homegrown sweet corn to the menu as a tasty side to the poultry main dish raised by Holmen School District FFA students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-repeats-lauded-home-grown-chicken-dinner-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-repeats-lauded-home-grown-chicken-dinner-event#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:07:00 +0000 58351 at http://food-management.com <p>Young Holmen Schools students enjoying a repeat of the Winner Winner Chicken Dinner event featuring chicken from birds raised by fellow district students.</p> Photo: Holmen School District Boston schools look to serve more scratch-made items http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/boston-schools-look-serve-more-scratch-made-items <div class="field-byline"> Gloria Dawson </div> <div class="field-deck"> Through a program with Project Bread, one high school is testing housemade entrées, which the district hopes to offer to all students. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Through a program with Project Bread, one high school is testing housemade entrées, which the district hopes to offer to all students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/boston-schools-look-serve-more-scratch-made-items" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/boston-schools-look-serve-more-scratch-made-items#comments K-12 Schools Private Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:41:00 +0000 57321 at http://food-management.com <p>Fenway cafeteria staff working with a Project Bread chef on chicken and spinach quesadillas.</p> 5 things: Italian mayor withholds school meals for children with unpaid meal debt http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-italian-mayor-withholds-school-meals-children-unpaid-meal-debt <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Jan. 25. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Jan. 25. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-italian-mayor-withholds-school-meals-children-unpaid-meal-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/market-trends/5-things-italian-mayor-withholds-school-meals-children-unpaid-meal-debt#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Private Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:02:00 +0000 57261 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Minneapolis elementary school pilots family-style service http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/minneapolis-elementary-school-pilots-family-style-service <div class="field-deck"> Youngsters sit at tables and get their food from communal serving dishes at Webster Elementary in the Minneapolis Public School district. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Youngsters sit at tables and get their food from communal serving dishes at Webster Elementary in the Minneapolis Public School district.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/minneapolis-elementary-school-pilots-family-style-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/minneapolis-elementary-school-pilots-family-style-service#comments K-12 Schools Private Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:14:00 +0000 57201 at http://food-management.com <p>Students at Minneapolis Schools&#39; Webster Elementary serve themselves from communal platters while sitting at tables rather than going through a traditional serving line.</p> Photo: Minneapolis Public Schools Pilot to use Medicaid data to qualify free/reduced school meal status http://food-management.com/news-trends/medicaid-data-be-used-qualify-freereduced-status <div class="field-deck"> The USDA pilot will launch next school year in handful of states. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The USDA pilot will launch next school year in handful of states.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/medicaid-data-be-used-qualify-freereduced-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/medicaid-data-be-used-qualify-freereduced-status#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 27 Jan 2016 18:17:00 +0000 57151 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock