School Food

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.

Food Literacy Center To Open a Green Cooking School for Low-Income Students in Sacramento

Sacramento’s Food Literacy Center will offer students hands-on cooking classes from a new net-zero energy facility and garden.

SNAP-Ed Is Helping U.S. Families Make Healthier Choices, Study Shows

Study shows SNAP-Ed is helping U.S. families make healthier choices.

Green Bronx Machine Debuts New Documentary on Food Access

New food focused documentary featuring the work of Green Bronx Machine shows the reality of communities working towards a healthier future.

Pandemic, Fresh Food Act Influencing Farm-to-School Efforts in West Virginia

West Virginia farmers and schools are adapting to the pandemic and learning lessons in local sourcing.

Food Banks Face Surging Demand This Holiday Season

Food banks face are facing a major surge in hunger this holiday season. Food Tank shares ways to help and food banks to support.

USDA Proposal Aims to Loosen School Nutrition Standards

A proposed rule by the USDA will reintroduce 1 percent chocolate milk, cut in half whole grain serving requirements, and relax sodium restrictions.

26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

Food Tank’s list of children’s books to read about food and the food system.

School-Based Food Bank Programs Most Effective, Report Says

A new report shows that food bank programs are important in fighting hunger in school children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

USDA Extends Free Meals for Children Until End of 2020 – 2021 School Year

The USDA has extended free meals for children until the end of the 2020 – 2021 school year.