K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Making school nutrition programs work http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/making-school-nutrition-programs-work <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chef Jason Morse just finished four years with Douglas County Schools in Colorado. Here are his lessons from the lunchroom. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/making-school-nutrition-programs-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/making-school-nutrition-programs-work#comments Management K-12 Schools Market Trends Private Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:15:00 +0000 48761 at http://food-management.com <p>Chef Jason Morse of 5280 Culinary with associates Dawn Kidd (left) and Kasja Larson, RD</p> 5 Things: Worker fired for washing shoes in sink and deep fryers return to Texas schools http://food-management.com/healthcare/5-things-worker-fired-washing-shoes-sink-and-deep-fryers-return-texas-schools <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 22. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 22. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/healthcare/5-things-worker-fired-washing-shoes-sink-and-deep-fryers-return-texas-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/healthcare/5-things-worker-fired-washing-shoes-sink-and-deep-fryers-return-texas-schools#comments Human Resources Healthcare K-12 Schools News & Trends Private Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000 48701 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock USDA grant funds study of local beef-to-school efforts http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-grant-funds-study-local-beef-school-efforts <div class="field-deck"> Montana State researchers will examine efforts in the state to determine best practices for increasing usage. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Montana State researchers will examine efforts in the state to determine best practices for increasing usage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-grant-funds-study-local-beef-school-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/usda-grant-funds-study-local-beef-school-efforts#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:47:00 +0000 48711 at http://food-management.com <p>A team of Montana State University researchers and community partners has been awarded a three-year, $220,000 grant to help Montana beef producers and meat processors and increase the use of local beef in Montana&rsquo;s schools and communities.</p> MSU photo by Kelly Gorham 5 award-winning ways to use cranberries in school meals http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-award-winning-ways-use-cranberries-school-meals <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>School chefs from across the country competed in a cranberry recipe contest: Here is the winning recipe and the four runners-up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-award-winning-ways-use-cranberries-school-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-award-winning-ways-use-cranberries-school-meals#comments Galleries K-12 Schools Menu Trends Private Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:04:00 +0000 48641 at http://food-management.com K-12 summer feeding programs hit the road http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-summer-feeding-programs-hit-road <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Converted buses, vans and trucks offer nutritious meals while school’s out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-summer-feeding-programs-hit-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/k-12-summer-feeding-programs-hit-road#comments Galleries K-12 Schools Private Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:13:00 +0000 48571 at http://food-management.com 5 Things: Worker fired for spilled spuds and what really happens when districts drop the federal meals program http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-worker-fired-spilled-spuds-and-what-really-happens-when-districts-drop-federal <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 15. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of June 15. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-worker-fired-spilled-spuds-and-what-really-happens-when-districts-drop-federal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-worker-fired-spilled-spuds-and-what-really-happens-when-districts-drop-federal#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Private Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:58:00 +0000 48481 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Report: Summer meal programs hit high in 2014 http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-summer-meal-programs-hit-high-2014 <div class="field-deck"> More than 3.2 million children participated in the Summer Nutrition Programs on an average day in July 2014. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 3.2 million children participated in the Summer Nutrition Programs on an average day in July 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-summer-meal-programs-hit-high-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-summer-meal-programs-hit-high-2014#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:40:00 +0000 48461 at http://food-management.com <p>Some districts, such as Mesa County (Col.) Valley District 51, extend summer feeding programs through mobile meal providers like food trucks and buses.</p> Photo: Mesa County Valley Schools Kinder gardeners http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/kinder-gardeners <div class="field-deck"> K-5 school’s youngest pupils grow, harvest and process greens for school salads. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>K-5 school’s youngest pupils grow, harvest and process greens for school salads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/kinder-gardeners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/kinder-gardeners#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Private Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:23:00 +0000 48441 at http://food-management.com Photo: Janesville Schools Harvard hosts day-long confab on K-12 nutrition programs http://food-management.com/news-trends/harvard-hosts-day-long-confab-k-12-nutrition-programs <div class="field-deck"> More than 25 presenters and panelists shared perspectives on topics like procurement strategies, marketing and staff training. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>More than 25 presenters and panelists shared perspectives on topics like procurement strategies, marketing and staff training.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/harvard-hosts-day-long-confab-k-12-nutrition-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/harvard-hosts-day-long-confab-k-12-nutrition-programs#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:19:00 +0000 48361 at http://food-management.com <p>Chef Ann Cooper gave the keynote at Harvard&#39;s first annual school nutrition conference.</p> Harvard University Sandra Ford promoted at Manatee County Schools http://food-management.com/news-trends/sandra-ford-promoted-manatee-county-schools <div class="field-byline"> Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Longtime foodservice director will now oversee multiple support departments for district. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Longtime foodservice director will now oversee multiple support departments for district.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sandra-ford-promoted-manatee-county-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sandra-ford-promoted-manatee-county-schools#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:17:00 +0000 48231 at http://food-management.com Photo: Manatee County Schools