USDA Proposes Allowing 'More Flexibility' In School LunchesThe US Department of Agriculture on Friday announced two new proposals that would give school nutrition professionals "more flexibility" in what they serve to students.
Auditor: Stockton, Elk Grove School Districts Need To Serve More US Grown FoodThe California State Auditor just released its July report and found six state school districts, including Elk Grove Unified and Stockton Unified, not compliant with federal requirements.
Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch RecipesEven highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Back to School: Then and NowGoing back to school is the same as it's always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.
Thinking Outside the (Lunch) BoxMaking lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don't eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.
Green Living for the School YearGoing back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.
Schools May Ban Chocolate Milk Over Added SugarChocolate milk has long been seen as the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down, but the nation's childhood obesity epidemic has a growing number of people wondering whether that's wise.