K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en 13 More Thoughts on the School Food Fight http://food-management.com/blog/13-more-thoughts-school-food-fight <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Editor Eric Stoessel unloads his notebook, and mind, on the topic of school nutrition and the ongoing dispute over the regulations mandated by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/editors-note">Editor&#039;s Note</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/13-more-thoughts-school-food-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/13-more-thoughts-school-food-fight#comments K-12 Schools Opinions Editor&#039;s Note Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:02:00 +0000 39541 at http://food-management.com <p>Leah Schmidt talks during the press conference at the SNA&#39;s annual conference.</p> 'The Food Still Goes in the Trash' http://food-management.com/opinions/food-still-goes-trash <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>School Foodservice Directors Sound Off on USDA Nutritional Requirements</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/opinions/food-still-goes-trash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/opinions/food-still-goes-trash#comments K-12 Schools Opinions Nutrition Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:45:00 +0000 39421 at http://food-management.com Manatee County Bolsters Summer Meal Counts With Retrofitted Bus http://food-management.com/news-trends/manatee-county-bolsters-summer-meal-counts-retrofitted-bus <div class="field-deck"> Bus makes three stops daily to provide free lunches to all county children. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Manatee County (FL) School district has had success bolstering its summer feeding program with a retrofitted school bus that makes three stops daily to provide free lunches to all county children, <a href="http://www.bradenton.com/2014/07/21/5265054/retrofitted-school-bus-serves.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Bradenton Herald</em>. The bus serves an average of up to 200 students daily, with most of the participation occurring at Lincoln Park, a popular summer playground for Manatee County kids.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/manatee-county-bolsters-summer-meal-counts-retrofitted-bus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/manatee-county-bolsters-summer-meal-counts-retrofitted-bus#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:22:00 +0000 39371 at http://food-management.com Bauscher Makes SNA's Case on School Meal Regs to Congress http://food-management.com/news-trends/bauscher-makes-snas-case-school-meal-regs-congress <div class="field-deck"> "What was once a problem for school meal programs is rapidly becoming a problem for school districts." </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>School Nutrition Association (SNA) President Julia Bauscher, SNS, <a href="http://schoolnutrition.org/uploadedFiles/News_and_Publications/Press_Releases/Press_Releases/Julia%20Bauscher%2007-23-14%20Senate%20Testimony%20Final.pdf" target="_blank">testified</a> on June 23rd before the Senate Agriculture Committee on challenges school meal programs have faced as they work to meet new nutrition standards for school meals and snacks.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/bauscher-makes-snas-case-school-meal-regs-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/bauscher-makes-snas-case-school-meal-regs-congress#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 39341 at http://food-management.com District Looks to Subsidize Healthy Morning Snacks http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-looks-subsidize-healthy-morning-snacks <div class="field-deck"> Sioux Falls (SD) School District is piloting a morning healthy snacks program this fall at its high school sites that offers subsidized healthy items to encourage sales. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Sioux Falls (SD) School district is piloting a morning healthy snacks program this fall at its high school sites that offers subsidized healthy items to eliminate the &quot;healthy food is expensive&quot; excuse for not eating right,&quot; <a href="http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/education/2014/07/22/latest-twist-healthy-teen-eating-make-cheaper/12980419" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Argus Leader</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-looks-subsidize-healthy-morning-snacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-looks-subsidize-healthy-morning-snacks#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:12:00 +0000 39321 at http://food-management.com Study: New USDA Regs Working; SNA: No They're Not http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-new-usda-regs-working-sna-no-theyre-not <div class="field-deck"> Both sides use statistics to support their positions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Just how are K-12 students reacting to the recently implemented federal meal mandates required by the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010?</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-new-usda-regs-working-sna-no-theyre-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-new-usda-regs-working-sna-no-theyre-not#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:59:00 +0000 39311 at http://food-management.com Reinventing the Elementary School Meal http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/reinventing-elementary-school-meal <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Sales at the elementary schools where the program was rolled out rose more than 57 percent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/reinventing-elementary-school-meal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/reinventing-elementary-school-meal#comments K-12 Schools Menu Trends Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:30:00 +0000 39281 at http://food-management.com 'These Requirements Are Going To Affect My Bottom Line' http://food-management.com/opinions/these-requirements-are-going-affect-my-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>School Foodservice Directors Sound Off on USDA Nutritional Requirements</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/opinions/these-requirements-are-going-affect-my-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/opinions/these-requirements-are-going-affect-my-bottom-line#comments K-12 Schools Opinions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 39201 at http://food-management.com 'The Devil is in the Details' http://food-management.com/opinions/devil-details <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>School Foodservice Directors Sound Off on USDA Nutritional Requirements</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/opinions/devil-details" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/opinions/devil-details#comments K-12 Schools Opinions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 39191 at http://food-management.com 'Spinning My Wheels' http://food-management.com/opinions/spinning-my-wheels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>School Foodservice Directors Sound Off on USDA Nutritional Requirements</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/opinions/spinning-my-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/opinions/spinning-my-wheels#comments K-12 Schools Opinions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:29:00 +0000 39181 at http://food-management.com