Tag Archives: nutrition

School Lunches Healthier, Just as Wasteful

Last week, a Harvard School of Public Health study¬†exploring the impact of recent changes to school lunch came out with mixed news: students are eating more fruits and vegetables, but waste remains a problem. After the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, new federal standards went into effect for the start of the 2012-2013 […]

March 12, 2014 | Posted in Institutional, Legislation, School, Stats | Comments closed

Vending Veggies and Fruits

The Wall Street Journal, fresh off this awesome piece on food waste, continued its hot streak with this article/video on produce vending machines in schools. Unlike the traditional sweets and chips, fresh foods in vending machine provides new challenges to avoid waste. Namely, temperature and bruising. It’d be easier if the new machines focused on […]

October 25, 2010 | Posted in School | Comments closed