K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Haywood County Schools Obtain Whole Grain Waiver http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/haywood-county-schools-obtain-whole-grain-waiver <div class="field-deck"> A temporary waiver allows the district to serve limited white grain bread options like crackers and biscuits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A temporary waiver allows the district to serve limited white grain bread options like crackers and biscuits. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/haywood-county-schools-obtain-whole-grain-waiver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/haywood-county-schools-obtain-whole-grain-waiver#comments K-12 Schools Menu Trends Private Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:03:00 +0000 47401 at http://food-management.com <p>After receiving the waiver, Haywood was able to add back its popular biscuits to the breakfast menu. Participation increased as a result.</p> Greek Yogurt to Go National in K-12 http://food-management.com/news-trends/greek-yogurt-go-national-k-12 <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Product added to USDA's list of items to be available in the fall for National School Lunch Program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The USDA has officially added Greek yogurt to its list of items available in the school lunch program nationwide starting in the fall of 2015, according to a press release from the office of Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York. The product was initially piloted in four states in the fall of 2013 with total orders of nearly 200,000 pounds. The pilot was expanded to a dozen states the following spring, where the product proved popular enough to warrant it making it available to the rest of the country.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/greek-yogurt-go-national-k-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/greek-yogurt-go-national-k-12#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:58:00 +0000 47371 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Silver Plate Awards 2015: Mary Hill http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/silver-plate-awards-2015-mary-hill <div class="field-deck"> Executive Director of Foodservices, Jackson Public Schools </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Executive Director of Foodservices, Jackson Public Schools</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/silver-plate-awards-2015-mary-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/silver-plate-awards-2015-mary-hill#comments Management K-12 Schools Silver Plate Profiles Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:47:00 +0000 47321 at http://food-management.com <p>PRODUCE PROUD: Hill&rsquo;s schools offer four to five produce options on a daily basis.</p> Photo: Rory Doyle Silver Plate Awards 2015: Meet the Winners http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2015-meet-winners <div class="field-deck"> It’s not just the years these individuals have put in at their operations, but their commitment to excellence and innovation that make them this year’s Silver Plate honorees. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>It’s not just the years these individuals have put in at their operations, but their commitment to excellence and innovation that make them this year’s Silver Plate honorees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2015-meet-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/silver-plate-profiles/silver-plate-awards-2015-meet-winners#comments Management Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Silver Plate Profiles Private Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:20:00 +0000 47361 at http://food-management.com San Diego USD Struts its Farm-to-school Stuff http://food-management.com/news-trends/san-diego-usd-struts-its-farm-school-stuff <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Attendees of NFSMI confab tour district's high school to see the impact of procurement relationships with local growers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Attendees of NFSMI confab tour district's high school to see the impact of procurement relationships with local growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/san-diego-usd-struts-its-farm-school-stuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/san-diego-usd-struts-its-farm-school-stuff#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:05:00 +0000 47341 at http://food-management.com <p>NFSMI Major Cities Training Symposium attendees belly up to the salad bar at San Diego USD&#39;s Crawford High School cafeteria for a California Thursdays lunch.</p> Good Intentions Gone Bad http://food-management.com/news-trends/good-intentions-gone-bad <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> St. Helena School District toughened up its nutrition standards beyond federal school meal requirements and got burned. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>St. Helena School District toughened up its nutrition standards beyond federal school meal requirements and got burned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/good-intentions-gone-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/good-intentions-gone-bad#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Private Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:27:00 +0000 47271 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock A Brave New World http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/brave-new-world <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka and Corina Quinn </div> <div class="field-deck"> How technology is bettering the customer experience, helping operations be more efficient and increasing sales. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These six case studies show how technology is bettering the customer experience, helping operations be more efficient and increasing sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/brave-new-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/equipment-technology/brave-new-world#comments Equipment & Technology Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Technology Private Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:47:00 +0000 47081 at http://food-management.com Chicago Schools Create Healthy Eating ‘Report Card’ http://food-management.com/technology/chicago-schools-create-healthy-eating-report-card <div class="field-byline"> Corina Quinn </div> <div class="field-deck"> A pilot program is tracking what students eat and then creating a healthy eating plan for both students and families. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A pilot program is tracking what students eat and then creating a healthy eating plan for both students and families. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/technology/chicago-schools-create-healthy-eating-report-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/technology/chicago-schools-create-healthy-eating-report-card#comments K-12 Schools Technology Private Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:19:00 +0000 47051 at http://food-management.com Commodity Co-op Finds Strength in Numbers http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/commodity-co-op-finds-strength-numbers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One California National School Lunch Program commodity co-op switched to a single bank system and cut its unused entitlement money in half.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/commodity-co-op-finds-strength-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/commodity-co-op-finds-strength-numbers#comments K-12 Schools Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:35:00 +0000 47011 at http://food-management.com <p>INSIDE THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER: (left to right) Kevin Lyons, vice president, Gold Star Foods; Kerri Braverman, director of student nutrition services, warehouse and reprographics in the business services division of the Vallejo (Calif.) City Unified School District; Margan Holloway, director of child nutrition, Fairfield-Suisun (Calif.) Unified School District; Stephanie Ewing, vice president of Gold Star Foods; and Irene Reynolds, assistant director of student nutrition services, warehouse and reprographics, Vallejo (Calif.) City Unified School District.</p> USDA Grant to Finance Three-year Study of SFUSD's Ambitious School Meal Upgrade Program http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-grant-finance-three-year-study-sfusds-ambitious-school-meal-upgrade-program <div class="field-deck"> University of California researchers will look into Future Dining Experience project's impact, results and cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The University of California (UC) Division of Agriculture &amp; Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute and the UC Berkeley School of Public Health have received a nearly $2 million grant from the USDA to conduct a three year study of the Future Dining Experience (FDE) initiative in the San Francisco USD, <a href="http://www.beyondchron.org/uc-study-will-bring-data-to-school-lunch-conversation/" target="_blank">reports</a> BeyondChron.org.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-grant-finance-three-year-study-sfusds-ambitious-school-meal-upgrade-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-grant-finance-three-year-study-sfusds-ambitious-school-meal-upgrade-program#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:43:00 +0000 46981 at http://food-management.com