Content tagged "local food"

From Pho to Burritos: Highlighting Doug Davis, Director of Food Services for Burlington Public Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 18, 2017

With a background in the hotel and restaurant industry, and more than twenty years of work in child nutrition under his belt, it’s no surprise that Food...

The Culture of Cambridge: Successfully Incorporating Culturally Appropriate School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 10, 2017

As racial and ethnic diversity continues to increase in the US, school food programs incorporating culturally appropriate meals are meeting students’...

Massachusetts Service Organizations Drive Initiatives to Provide Healthy, Culturally Diverse School Food

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 10, 2017

Having grown up walking through the farmers’ markets of the San Francisco Bay Area, Alex Freeman immersed himself in the local and organic food culture that...

Increasing Local Produce in School Lunch

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 10, 2017

Sarasota County Florida has a thriving Farm to School program. In the 2014-2015 school year each month during the growing season, 30-67% of all produce...

Mobile Poultry Processing Units: Reports from the Field

Small Meat Processors Updated: February 28, 2017

Learn more about NMPAN: www.nichemeatprocessing.orgMobile poultry processing units (MPPUs) have been around for more than ten years. On this webinar, we...

Local Food in Schools: How to Overcome the Barriers

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 03, 2014

If you’ve worked in school food service for any length of time you’ve probably been approached about incorporating locally grown foods into your menus.  This...

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