K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Des Moines Schools adds ethnic items to feed diverse population http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/des-moines-schools-adds-ethnic-items-feed-diverse-population <div class="field-deck"> A foodservice program goes out of its way to ensure that students in a highly diverse district feel comfortable. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A foodservice program goes out of its way to ensure that students in a highly diverse district feel comfortable.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/des-moines-schools-adds-ethnic-items-feed-diverse-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/des-moines-schools-adds-ethnic-items-feed-diverse-population#comments K-12 Schools Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:02:00 +0000 65231 at http://food-management.com <p>A sweet potato curry dish developed by Des Moines Schools culinary team to accommodate students with Middle Eastern backgrounds also uses locally grown crops.</p> Des Moines Schools After two decades, high school brings back school lunch and breakfast http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/after-two-decades-high-school-brings-back-school-lunch-and-breakfast <div class="field-deck"> After 22 years, Glenwood Springs High School is again participating in the National School Lunch Program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After 22 years, Glenwood Springs High School is again participating in the National School Lunch Program.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/after-two-decades-high-school-brings-back-school-lunch-and-breakfast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/after-two-decades-high-school-brings-back-school-lunch-and-breakfast#comments K-12 Schools Private Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:40:00 +0000 65221 at http://food-management.com <p>The more than 900 students at Glenwood Springs High School now have access to modestly priced school breakfasts and lunches.</p> When healthy eating positioned as rebellion to teens, researchers see results http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-healthy-eating-positioned-rebellion-teens-gets-results <div class="field-deck"> Research on over 500 eighth graders shows they will choose healthier items if it’s implied that this action defies authority. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Research on over 500 eighth graders shows they will choose healthier items if it’s implied that this action defies authority.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-healthy-eating-positioned-rebellion-teens-gets-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-healthy-eating-positioned-rebellion-teens-gets-results#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 13 Sep 2016 22:59:00 +0000 65161 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock SNA survey: Efforts to promote healthy choices growing http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-survey-efforts-promote-healthy-choices-growing <div class="field-deck"> The report based on over a thousand responses from school FSDs also shows lunch participation rates are declining. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The report based on over a thousand responses from school FSDs also shows lunch participation rates are declining.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-survey-efforts-promote-healthy-choices-growing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-survey-efforts-promote-healthy-choices-growing#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:08:00 +0000 65031 at http://food-management.com Greeley-Evans Weld County (Col.) School District 6 School district’s own hot sauce spices up lunch http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/school-district-s-own-hot-sauce-spices-lunch <div class="field-deck"> El Fuego hot sauce powers up the flavor and keeps the sodium low at Greeley-Evans school district. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>El Fuego hot sauce powers up the flavor and keeps the sodium low at Greeley-Evans school district.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/school-district-s-own-hot-sauce-spices-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/school-district-s-own-hot-sauce-spices-lunch#comments K-12 Schools Private Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:51:00 +0000 64941 at http://food-management.com Greeley-Evans County School District 6 Nearby kitchens, contract company rescue charters’ meal program http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/nearby-kitchens-contract-company-rescue-charters-meal-program <div class="field-deck"> When two Oklahoma City charter schools lost their meal supplier, local contract firm Keystone Foodservice and two nearby schools with available kitchens stepped in the breach. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When two Oklahoma City charter schools lost their meal supplier, local contract firm Keystone Foodservice and two nearby schools with available kitchens stepped in the breach.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/nearby-kitchens-contract-company-rescue-charters-meal-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/nearby-kitchens-contract-company-rescue-charters-meal-program#comments K-12 Schools Thu, 01 Sep 2016 14:22:00 +0000 64881 at http://food-management.com Katie Parker International Cook with Your Kids Day: A movement foodservice can get behind http://food-management.com/blog/international-cook-your-kids-day-movement-foodservice-can-get-behind <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Dietitian Rachel Begun on the importance of teaching cooking skills and fostering family time. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/blog/international-cook-your-kids-day-movement-foodservice-can-get-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/blog/international-cook-your-kids-day-movement-foodservice-can-get-behind#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Menu Economics Healthcare K-12 Schools Discussing Diets and Nutrition Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:51:00 +0000 64781 at http://food-management.com Move over millennials: Here's what you need to know about Gen Z http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/abcs-gen-z <div class="field-byline"> By Marygrace Taylor </div> <div class="field-deck"> The youngest generation is everything millennials aren’t. Here’s what they’re hungry for. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The youngest generation is everything millennials aren’t. Here’s what they’re hungry for. </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/abcs-gen-z" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/abcs-gen-z#comments Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Healthcare K-12 Schools Private Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:52:00 +0000 64741 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Flavor stations spice up school lunch http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/flavor-stations-spice-school-lunch <div class="field-deck"> Selection of spice blends placed at the end of the serving line allow young diners at Rochester City Schools to add their own flavoring touch. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Selection of spice blends placed at the end of the serving line allow young diners at Rochester City Schools to add their own flavoring touch.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/flavor-stations-spice-school-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/flavor-stations-spice-school-lunch#comments K-12 Schools Private Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:14:00 +0000 64701 at http://food-management.com <p>Spice blends sit near the checkout to give kids in the Rochester City Schools an opportunity to customize the flavor of their meal selections without adding extra sodium.</p> Rochester City Schools Study: School meal participation linked with excess weight gain http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-school-meal-participation-linked-excess-weight-gain <div class="field-deck"> Far from denigrating K-12 nutrition programs, the paper’s co-author calls for more funding for initiatives like chef-to-school and farm-to-school to help meet program goals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Far from denigrating K-12 nutrition programs, paper’s co-author calls for more funding for initiatives like chef-to-school and farm-to-school, to help meet program goals.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-school-meal-participation-linked-excess-weight-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/study-school-meal-participation-linked-excess-weight-gain#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:41:00 +0000 64601 at http://food-management.com <p>Dr. Wen You of the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture &amp; Life Sciences and co-author of a study examining the link between school nutrition programs and overweight children.</p> Virginia Tech