Massachusetts is the 8th U.S. state to provide free school meals, a solution to end child hunger.
A three-year grant program established by the Chef Ann Foundation helps schools serve sustainable and scratch-cooked meals.
Thanks to the extension, 400,000 students will continue to have access to free school meals.
West Virginia farmers and schools are adapting to the pandemic and learning lessons in local sourcing.
A proposed rule by the USDA will reintroduce 1 percent chocolate milk, cut in half whole grain serving requirements, and relax sodium restrictions.
The USDA has extended free meals for children until the end of the 2020 – 2021 school year.
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 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.
“When chefs are able to see that they can be creative with school food and they can help change the palates of our youngest generation – I think it brings more culinary talent into this field,” says Fleishman.