K-12 Schools http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en CDC study gives schools good grades on school meal performance http://food-management.com/news-trends/cdc-study-gives-schools-good-grades-school-meal-performance <div class="field-deck"> Significant increases found in serving of fruits and vegetables and reductions in sodium. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Significant increases found in serving of fruits and vegetables and reductions in sodium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/cdc-study-gives-schools-good-grades-school-meal-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/cdc-study-gives-schools-good-grades-school-meal-performance#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:50:00 +0000 50861 at http://food-management.com <p>The serving of fresh fruits and veggies in school meals has increased significantly in the past 15 years, CDC found.</p> Thinkstock District plans to raise all its own asparagus http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-plans-raise-all-its-own-asparagus <div class="field-deck"> FFA students at Holmen Schools planted 1,500 roots that will mature in three years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>FFA students at Holmen Schools planted 1,500 roots that will mature in three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-plans-raise-all-its-own-asparagus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/district-plans-raise-all-its-own-asparagus#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:48:00 +0000 50831 at http://food-management.com School District of Holmen Best Special Event: Winner Winner Chicken Dinner, Holmen (Wisc.) School District http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-winner-winner-chicken-dinner-holmen-wisc-school-district <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Holmen Schools' event served as a dramatic way to illustrate the idea of where food comes from to students.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-winner-winner-chicken-dinner-holmen-wisc-school-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-special-event-winner-winner-chicken-dinner-holmen-wisc-school-district#comments FM Best Concepts K-12 Schools Private Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:24:00 +0000 50401 at http://food-management.com SNA survey tabulates school meal regs' negative impact http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-survey-tabulates-school-meal-regs-negative-impact <div class="field-deck"> Seven of 10 districts responding say that have been financially harmed by new meal rules. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Seven of 10 districts responding say that have been financially harmed by new meal rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-survey-tabulates-school-meal-regs-negative-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sna-survey-tabulates-school-meal-regs-negative-impact#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:24:00 +0000 50321 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Midyear report: Top five news stories of the year http://food-management.com/news-trends/midyear-report-top-five-news-stories-year-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>From the bird flu to lawsuits and the failed Sysco/US Foods merger, we take a look at the five news stories that have made the biggest splash so far this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/midyear-report-top-five-news-stories-year-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/midyear-report-top-five-news-stories-year-0#comments Human Resources Galleries K-12 Schools News & Trends Private Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:04:00 +0000 50271 at http://food-management.com Best Customer Service Concept: SMART Lunch at Dickinson (Texas) High School http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-customer-service-concept-smart-lunch-dickinson-texas-high-school <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The innovation mitigates the “lunch crush” factor that hampers participation when large numbers must be served in a very short time, while providing quickly identifiable meal choices in an appealing way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-customer-service-concept-smart-lunch-dickinson-texas-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/fm-best-concepts/best-customer-service-concept-smart-lunch-dickinson-texas-high-school#comments FM Best Concepts Galleries K-12 Schools Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:58:00 +0000 50241 at http://food-management.com Dallas ISD introduces grab-and-go Smart Boxes http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dallas-isd-introduces-grab-and-go-smart-boxes <div class="field-byline"> By Amanda McCorquodale </div> <div class="field-deck"> Texas’ second largest school district continues to innovate with Smart Boxes packed with whole grains, protein, fruits, vegetables and a whole lot of convenience. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas’s second largest school district continues to innovate with Smart Boxes packed with whole grains, protein, fruits, vegetables and a whole lot of convenience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dallas-isd-introduces-grab-and-go-smart-boxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/dallas-isd-introduces-grab-and-go-smart-boxes#comments K-12 Schools Private Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:37:00 +0000 50211 at http://food-management.com <p>Protein power pack: Dallas ISD&rsquo;s newest innovation is the Smart Box, a reimbursable meal neatly contained within one eco-friendly package. The district hopes the box will attract students who were bringing their lunches from home.</p> Rasy Ran Photography Dora Rivas to leave Dallas ISD http://food-management.com/news-trends/dora-rivas-leave-dallas-isd <div class="field-deck"> Award winning child nutrition figure to take position with Army and Air Force Exchange Service. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Award winning child nutrition figure to take position with Army and Air Force Exchange Service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/dora-rivas-leave-dallas-isd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/dora-rivas-leave-dallas-isd#comments K-12 Schools News & Trends Mon, 17 Aug 2015 18:38:00 +0000 50141 at http://food-management.com 5 things: Government workers accused of scamming for free school meals http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-government-workers-accused-scamming-free-school-meals <div class="field-deck"> This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 10. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This and more are the things you missed for the week of Aug. 10. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-government-workers-accused-scamming-free-school-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/k-12-schools/5-things-government-workers-accused-scamming-free-school-meals#comments Colleges & Universities K-12 Schools Nutrition & Special Diets News & Trends Private Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:09:00 +0000 50101 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Star chefs create vended school lunches http://food-management.com/marketing-merchandising/star-chefs-create-vended-school-lunches <div class="field-deck"> Culinarians from Disney and LongHorn Steakhouse are among those developing reimbursable meals for pilot launch in Orlando high school. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Culinarians from Disney and LongHorn Steakhouse are among those developing reimbursable meals for pilot launch in Orlando high school.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/marketing-merchandising/star-chefs-create-vended-school-lunches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/marketing-merchandising/star-chefs-create-vended-school-lunches#comments Marketing & Merchandising K-12 Schools Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:58:00 +0000 50021 at http://food-management.com <p>Disney Chef Gary Jones trying his hand at producing School Lunch compatible menu items for the Feed More Kids vended school meals program.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Photo: Feed More Kids