#School Food

Overton, NELexington Clipper-Herald

Overton Public Schools selected for program to expand Farm to School Initiatives in June

OVERTON — Overton Public Schools was selected as one of eight Nebraska school teams to attend the 2021 Nebraska Farm to School Institute this June. The Nebraska Department of Education and Nebraska Extension are offering this Institute to support selected schools in designing and implementing effective school-wide farm to school (F2S) programs—programs that create a culture of wellness, improve food quality and access, engage students in agriculture and nutrition education, and strengthen local food systems.
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Beauregard Parish, LAbeauregarddailynews.net

Beauregard Parish schools preparing for early August start

Beauregard Parish schools are gearing up for the start of schools this August, according to Superintendent Timothy Cooley. “School personnel have been working throughout the summer in preparation for the new school year,” he said, “and we are excited to welcome students back.”. Four-day students will begin classes on Wednesday,...

Farm-To-School Expands Partnerships

The DATCP Farm to School & Institution and WI Foods Program is expanding its partnerships coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic as it prepares for the next school year. Program Specialist April Yancer says a pilot will roll out in the fall aiming to create a farm-to-school minimally processed fruit and vegetable line. The pilot is a partnership between DATCP and Midwest Foods. This will process local foods in larger capacities. Midwest Foods is expanding their local food purchasing and moving it through their minimally processed line. Distribution will be statewide.
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The Global Food Donation Atlas Tackles Food Waste Policy

Recent research from the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) illustrates the diversity of food donation and waste issues around the world and proposes policy options for addressing these challenges. The project, known as The Food Donation Policy Atlas, provides insight...

Bento Food for Kids: How do you do it?

One of the things that can interest a kid to eat his lunch is the style and way it is presented. What is common nowadays is the with our Bento Lunch for Kids, you no longer have to be stressed about tomorrow’s lunch! Which not only attracts kids to eat them, but is also healthy and easy to prepare, making it preparation a win-win situation for both moms and kids. But what is bento-style lunch and how it is prepared?
Binghamton, NYbinghamtonhomepage.com

Traci Cares Center and Food Pantry honors late Pre-K teacher

BINGHAMTON, NY – A local school is honoring a late pre-K teacher by opening a care center. After 2 years in the making, the Ben Franklin Elementary School Food Pantry was finally revealed. It will be a located at a separate entrance from the school and is part of the...

Free Produce For Our Community

A new offering this summer is the Shaker Community Farm Stand where North Colonie residents can pick up free produce at the middle school lobby on weekdays from 8:30-1:30 until August 13. The produce is grown in the Shaker High School gardens and is harvested by science teachers, Ms. Amber...
Dekalb County, GAPosted by
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DeKalb County hold a back-to-school food distribution

DEKALB COUNTY, GA — DeKalb County will be hosting a back-to-school food distribution for 3,500 families. This distribution will take place on Saturday, July 24. Residents will have the opportunity to receive packages of single-serving grits, cereal, and juice boxes for students. They will also receive one 20-pound box of Georgia-grown fruit and vegetables as well as a 10-pound package of chicken hindquarters.
Chillicothe, MOkchi.com

Chillicothe R-II Personnel Matters Approved

Action was taken on the Chillicothe School District Hirings, Retirements, and Resignations at Tuesday’s School Board meeting. In the executive session, the board approved:. Connie Nieman – Parttime High School FACS Teacher. Angela Hopper – K-1 Behavior Interventionist (a position move) Support Staff. Hire:. Melinda Atchley – High School Custodian.