K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Student-run garden pays big dividends at Northeast district http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/student-run-garden-pays-big-dividends-northeast-district-print-headline-vegetables-cour <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Crain </div> <div class="field-deck"> A student-maintained garden is a high school learning lab and a source for garden-grown produce in the lunchroom. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A student-maintained garden is a high school learning lab and a source for garden-grown produce in the lunchroom.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/student-run-garden-pays-big-dividends-northeast-district-print-headline-vegetables-cour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/student-run-garden-pays-big-dividends-northeast-district-print-headline-vegetables-cour#comments K-12 Schools Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:57:00 +0000 64261 at http://food-management.com <p>The garden is also a learning laboratory for students, who do the vast majority of the planting and maintenance work.</p> 10 creative culinary strategies for schools http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-culinary-tips-galley <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>10 creative culinary strategies for schools</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-culinary-tips-galley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-culinary-tips-galley#comments K-12 Schools Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:16:00 +0000 64111 at http://food-management.com 2016 Best Concepts Best of Show Award: Minneapolis Public Schools http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The student nutrition program at Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) has been undergoing a renaissance in the past four years under Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber. From a complete overhaul of the kitchen and servery infrastructure to a new emphasis on scratch preparation and fresh, often locally produced ingredients, the department has been demonstrating what is possible when visionary leadership and administrative commitment intersect to make a difference for students. <a href="/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools">Read more about MPS here.&nbsp;</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/2016-best-concepts-best-show-award-minneapolis-public-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:09:00 +0000 64041 at http://food-management.com It’s not looking good for child nutrition reauthorization this year http://food-management.com/news-trends/it-s-not-looking-good-child-nutrition-reauthorization-year <div class="field-deck"> With little time left on the docket and other items taking Congress’ attention, the likelihood of CNR passing this year isn’t looking positive. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With little time left on the docket and other items taking Congress’ attention, the likelihood of CNR passing this year isn’t looking positive.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/it-s-not-looking-good-child-nutrition-reauthorization-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/it-s-not-looking-good-child-nutrition-reauthorization-year#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:45:00 +0000 63991 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Best Management Company Concept: Playbook helps any district start a school garden http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program <div class="field-deck"> Chartwells K12 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chartwells K12's eat. learn. live. School Garden Program provides a step-by-step action plan for any district to start a campus garden. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-management-company-concept-eat-learn-live-school-garden-program#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:13:00 +0000 63861 at http://food-management.com Chartwells K12 Minneapolis Public Schools wins Best of Show honor with revamp of dining program http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools <div class="field-deck"> MPS Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber has a six-year plan to transform this 30,000-student district’s dining program. He’s well on the way. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MPS Nutrition Services Director Bertrand Weber has a six-year plan to transform this 30,000-student district’s dining program. He’s well on the way. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-show-minneapolis-public-schools#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:43:00 +0000 63821 at http://food-management.com Minneapolis Public Schools Best Wellness Concept: District creates performance packs for athletes http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-peak-performance-packs <div class="field-deck"> Chandler (Ariz.) USD </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chandler Unified Schools creates Peak Performance Packs for student-athletes and wins Food Management Best Concept award. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-peak-performance-packs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-wellness-concept-peak-performance-packs#comments FM Best Concepts Food & Beverage K-12 Schools Private Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:30:00 +0000 63771 at http://food-management.com Chandler USD 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 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 Bus does double duty for school nutrition program http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/bus-does-double-duty-school-nutrition-program <div class="field-deck"> Chesapeake Schools’ repurposed bus is both a rolling nutrition learning lab and a mobile feeding site. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chesapeake Schools’ repurposed bus is both a rolling nutrition learning lab and a mobile feeding site.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/bus-does-double-duty-school-nutrition-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/bus-does-double-duty-school-nutrition-program#comments K-12 Schools Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:18:00 +0000 63021 at http://food-management.com Photo: Chesapeake Schools