Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Healthier Lunches Coming to Schools


By John Rosales New standards for school meals released on Wednesday  by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help ensure healthy nutritious food served to every public school student in an effort to bolster their health and academic success. This effort was kicked-off with an appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama at Parklawn Elementary School [...]

A Boot Camp to Promote Healthy Food in Schools


By John Rosales The rigorous culinary training that Donna West attended in Aurora, Colorado, involved much more than cooking classes. West is a lunchroom and child nutrition manager at Brownwood Elementary School in Scottsboro, Alabama. For five long days spent in a high school kitchen and classrooms, West and two dozen other public school food [...]