Op-Ed | USDA Opens the Door to Climate-Friendly School Meals

New nutrition standards for child nutrition programs just released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will give students a better chance of eating healthy, sustainable meals.

Op-Ed: Free School Meals Are Here to Stay in Massachusetts. Who’s Next?

Massachusetts is the 8th U.S. state to provide free school meals, a solution to end child hunger.

This Is Your Sign to Take Action in the Food System this Year!

It’s never too late to get involved in the food movement. Now is the perfect moment to pick an organization whose mission inspires you and help build systems that are better for people and planet.

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.

Massachusetts Guarantees Free School Meals for 2022-2023 School Year

Thanks to the extension, 400,000 students will continue to have access to free school meals.

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.

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.

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.

New on the Podcast: Food and Nutrition Educators Find New Ways to Meet Students’ Needs

On this week’s episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the teachers and educational organizations working to ensure that students stay fed and engaged.

Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.

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