Content tagged "see school food programs in action"

School Food Authorities’ Role in Emergency Feeding Procedures (Part 2 of 2)

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 10, 2018

(The first part of the article can be found here.)In the face of a disaster that requires an emergency feeding operation, schools play an important role in...

An Eggciting Day at the Farmers Market

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 01, 2016

The Annual Youth Farmers Market Field Trip at the Brevard County Farmers Market in Melbourne, Florida gives youth the opportunity about local produce, local...

Empowerment Yields Happy Workers and Healthy Kids

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 29, 2015

Allison Johnson, MS, SNS, Food Service Director, Foxborough, MAAllison Johnson has been the food service director at Foxborough Public Schools for just 3...

Encourage Kids to Fill Their Plates with a Variety of Fruits and Vegetables

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 12, 2015

Today, students spend more hours in school and afterschool settings than they do at home. Thus, in many cases, children are eating more meals at school....

Food Hub Supplies School Kitchens with Local Produce

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 10, 2015

Despite increasing demand, finding and buying local food can still be a hassle. When feeding hundreds or thousands of school children, convenience is key....

Cougar Cupboard – Addressing Hunger through Community Support

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 27, 2015

School food service staff and teachers on the frontline in their communities are aware of the prevalence and impact that hunger causes among students. One...

School-Based Farmers' Market Brings Fresh Produce to Kids

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Growing up in an inner city, children of the Syracuse City School District don’t necessarily get the chance to visit farms, farms stands, and even large...

The Frazer Eagle Café- Smarter Lunchroom Makeover Soars in Syracuse

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

It’s a bird, it’s a plane- no, it’s the Frazer Eagle Café!  -  the first of its kind  in the 28-building urban district- and its kids are soaring over the...

Testimonials from School Food Service Professionals: Creation of the Frazer Eagle Café

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Annette Marchbanks: Assistant School Food Service Director- Syracuse City School District"Students need to be exposed to a variety of healthful foods to...

Serving Up Sliced Apples: Wayne County, NY Schools, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Regional Food Bank Make It Happen

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County (CCE) began working with school district food service directors (FSDs) several years ago to pursue ways to...

Building in Choices for Kids in Lyons, NY

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Over the years, food service personnel in Lyons Central School District (LCSD), located in Wayne County, NY, have worked very hard to make sure the...

Create a Healthy Celebration Cart

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 11, 2014

Looking for a fun way to include healthy food options in classroom celebrations?  A healthy celebration cart offers opportunities for learning and fun, and...

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