Room for Improvement

Comparing Local Food Use Among Schools What are the differences between schools that serve local food daily and those that don’t? Comparing the characteristics of schools participating in Farm to School programs and those not taking part reveals key differences and...

Growing Minds with Food

Better Nutrition Means Better School Performance Numerous studies have shown that failing to provide good nutrition can result in children not meeting their full academic potential. A balanced diet full of healthy foods increases brain function, results in fewer...

Teaming Up for Healthy Lunches

Purchasing Cooperatives Make Healthy Lunches Cheaper School Food Authorities are banding together to form purchasing cooperatives which give them more buying power and enable them to get food atcheaper rates for their schools. By ordering food together, schools save...