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National School Lunch Week

The School Lunch That Saved Cincinnati

William Lambers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Ella Walsh, who taught at Cincinnati's Jackson School, saw children coming to class hungry. Times were tough. She knew they needed help. So Walsh and her assistants set up a lunchroom. The "penny lunch" program was started.

Kale Chips for 8,000 and Other Farm-to-school Successes by the Numbers

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD | Posted 12.14.2013 | Green
Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

Despite the demands, thousands of directors across the U.S. have stepped up to the plate -- or lunch tray -- to do what Tyler, Dan and Ed do in their districts. Why? So students can have the freshest, best tasting, most nutritious meals possible and be fit, well-nourished and ready to succeed.

Joe Van Brussel

Entrepreneurs Make It Their Mission To Offer Healthy Food To Kids | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Small Business

First-grade students across the country are putting down the finger paint and picking up the crudite. As part of "Iron Chef"-style competitions, K...

Meatless Monday: What's For School Lunch?

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I remember school cafeteria food -- with a certain amount of horror -- but not actually eating it. What I remember was our lunch lady cashier, who was huge and mustached and who scared the bejesus out of me. Once, as I paid for lunch, I dropped a coin into my spaghetti.

NYC Kids Dish On Their Lunches For 'National School Lunch Week'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In honor of National School Lunch Week, the New York Post asked three local students to rate their school lunches. Two of the three students who revi...