For as long as public schools have been feeding kids lunch, grown-ups have been arguing about it. Everything from what goes on the plate to who should pay the bill to whether ketchup is a vegetable has prompted heated debate.

But far from the halls of Congress, where th...

 Jason Su, 14, a freshman at Alhambra High School enjoys a bowl of pho during lunch on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Alhambra Unified has added ramen and pho to their lunch menus at its high school in order cater to its diverse student base. (Photo by Trevor Stamp, Contributi...

I have loved food for as long as I can remember. Growing up, lunch was always my favorite period at school. My passion for food is the reason why I love to encourage people to grow their own food, and to share the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables with my...

Just as the mighty oak starts with a seedling...

5 Steps to Starting a School Garden

Many schools have found ways to cultivate opportunities for hands-on science, history and language arts in their outdoor classrooms. Does your school currently have a school garden or ar...

Thank you for your contribution on behalf of the Southern California School Nutrition Association-Chapter 1! At our November 30, 2018 SCSNA chapter meeting, we gathered $2,085.00 in gift cards and cash to donate to the Food Service employees of the Paradise Unified Sch...

Since the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in 2010, many school districts have experienced a drastic increase in both fruit and vegetable consumption and waste. In an effort to decrease food waste and food cost, the USDA provided guidance on the use of Share Tables for Ch...

November 16, 2018

For the 7th consecutive year, “The Fit Foodie” Mareya Ibrahim serves up the top 7 healthy food and beverage trends like a master chef.


1) ADAPTOGEN ADD-ONS
Traditional herbs, roots and plants like holy basil, ginseng, maca, rhodiola, mushrooms and spirulina stabilize c...

August 3, 2018

Lights, camera, action!

This spring, national nonprofit No Kid Hungry visited the El Monte City School District (EMCSD) to produce a video on its Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) Program. The EMCSD BIC program is a universal free breakfast program that has been serving...

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