How can Farm to School activities support the new school meal nutrition standards? This fact sheet from the National Farm to School Network explains.
“Students can say goodbye to Snickers, Funyuns and Hot Tamales in school vending machines/stores if a U.S. Department of Agriculture plan is approved, promoting fruits and vegetables instead.” FULL ARTICLE- February 1, 2013
“School vending machines, a la carte lunch lines, and other snacks sold to students at school are facing their first new regulations in more than 30 years—standards heralded by nutrition experts but ones that may be subjected to a battle … Read More- February 1, 2013
“Candy bars in school vending machines will be replaced by granola and dried fruit under a U.S. plan that sets nutrition requirements for snacks, sodas and other food sold outside of regular meals.” FULL ARTICLE- February 1, 2013
“A healthy-eating movement is helping curb the childhood obesity problem in the Oarks one serving of fruits and veggies at a time. New Covenant Academy in Springfield became the latest school to join it, instituting a garden bar in the … Read More- January 24, 2013
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