School Food

Serving Up Success: Chefs in Schools Transforming NYC’s Public School Lunches

Over the next two years, the 62 WITS chefs will reach all 1,200 public schools in NYC. The chefs have already begun training cafeteria staff, sampling recipes with students, and teaching students how to make the lunches.

Agriculture, Education, and Advocacy: Teens for Food Justice Offers a Recipe for Success

Teens for Food Justice is tackling food insecurity in New York City through school-based hydroponic farming systems.

What Happens When Alice Waters Jumps On Your Zoom Call to Talk School Food Procurement

The decisions schools make around food procurement shapes how they literally and metaphorically nourish the next generation.

Driving the Food Movement Forward One Edible Garden at a Time

The benefits of growing food in school gardens have the potential to extend far beyond the classroom.

Expanding Halal Options to Meet Student Needs

Community initiatives advocate for more halal options in K-12 schools to meet student needs and address food insecurity.

Get Schools Cooking Grant Brings Whole, Sustainable Foods to Schools

A three-year grant program established by the Chef Ann Foundation helps schools serve sustainable and scratch-cooked meals.

Ripping Out the Safety Net? How Soon-To-Expire COVID Relief Measures Will Affect College Hunger

When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends July 15, 2022, millions of U.S. college students will lose crucial food assistance programs like SNAP.

True Cost Accounting to Drive “the Biggest Change in Farming Since the Industrial Revolution”

The global population consumes about US$9 trillion of food each year, but the external cost of that food is more than double that—US$19.8 trillion.

29 Organizations Promoting Food Literacy in Schools

Meet 29 organizations bringing food literacy to the classrooms and communities across the United States and Canada.

New Report Finds 100 Percent Organic, Plant-Forward School Meals Produce More Than Just Health Benefits

These values-based school meals can also benefit the environment and boost the local economy.

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