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7/20/19 5 Ways You Can Help Your Community's Kids Eat This Summer
7/20/19 If We All Ate Enough Fruits And Vegetables, There'd Be Big Shortages NPR "The Salt" blog
7/21/19 USDA announces record funding for farm-to-school grants The Packer
7/21/19 Make nutrition fun for children this summer Miami Times
7/22/19 Marketing school meals Food Management One-on-One Podcast
8/1/19 500,000 children would lose free school meals under Trump plan Star Tribune
8/1/19 Offer versus Serve National School Lunch Program Posters USDA Team Nutrition
8/1/19 District provides students regular meals while resolving lunch debt with families WKOW-TV
8/7/19 Why have schools cut recess time? WXIA-TV
8/7/19 Gourmet burgers? Yes, school lunches have changed WXIA-TV
8/12/19 Minnesota seeks applicants for farm-to-school and farm-to-childcare grants Star Tribune
8/15/19 What’s on school menus this fall? Trade mitigation Associated Press
8/15/19 3 Downloads for Your NSLW Playlist School Nutrition Association
8/15/19 Did Someone Say Lunch?: The Importance Of Longer School Lunch, A VOX ATL Teen’s View WABE/GA Public Radio
8/15/19 Team Nutrition Back-to-School Resources USDA Team Nutrition
8/22/19 Blender bikes spotlight K-12 district’s farm-to-table program Food Management
8/22/19 School’s produce tasting boosted by spirit of competition Food Management
8/26/19 How to handle back-to-school dietary restrictions Philly Voice
8/28/19 U.S. to states: School lunch changes none of your business Reuters
8/28/19 Trump administration argues states have no say in healthy school lunch requirements rollback The Hill
8/30/19 Helping Children to Learn to Eat Well New York Times
8/31/19 As school starts, officials encourage healthy eating habits The Mercury
8/31/19 US attorney: States can't sue feds over lunch program changes Education Dive
8/31/19 No Matter Who Wins the Fight Over Trump's School Lunch Reforms, Kids Lose. Reason
8/31/19 We're the wealthiest country — our kids shouldn't go to school hungry The Hill
9/3/19 How St. Cloud schools plan to go 'zero waste' in the lunchroom St. Cloud Times
9/4/19 2019 School Nutrition Trends Report School Nutrition Association
9/10/19 Schools find healthy meals that kids actually eat Atlanta Journal Constitution
9/12/19 What Have the Last 10 Years of School Food Policy Taught Us? Civil Eats
9/16/19 This Is Why The U.S. Is Failing To Tackle Childhood Obesity Huffington Post
9/17/19 Ag students harvest their own lunch Kenosha News
9/19/19 In La Crosse school gardens, future teachers see chance to grow LaCrosse Tribune
9/19/19 INTERVIEW-From fine dining to $1 school lunches - the top chef trying to change how Americans eat Thomson Reuters Foundation
9/25/19 Current obesity rates linked to dietary habits from decades ago; What consumers eat as children can predict how their diet will develop as adults Consumer Affairs
9/25/19 Parents outraged by viral photo of student's 'pathetic' school lunch The Today Show
9/25/19 School lunch in this district costs $3.85. It's a healthful bargain. Austin360
9/25/19 What Happened To School Lunch 'Hour'? Today, It Clocks In Closer To 20 Minutes Wisconsin Public Radio
9/25/19 Debate grows over chocolate milk in schools: Many fear a ban would hurt kids' health, economy WHAM-TV
9/25/19 A new 'report card' on America's diet: It's not an 'F' but... CNN
10/2/19 Children are counting on Congress to save their school meal programs The Hill
10/10/19 Study: Students Aren’t Getting Enough Time To Eat Lunch CBS Philly
10/16/19 USDA Recognizes Hard-Working School Meals Professionals, Empowers Them to Do Right in School Lunchrooms USDA
10/16/19 National School Lunch Week: Free and Reduced lunch makes all the difference for students WZDX-TV
10/18/19 Why 20-Minute Lunch Periods Aren't Good for Students Education Week
10/18/19 Nearly 5 Million American Kids Are Obese, New Study Finds HealthDay
10/18/19 Universal free lunch is linked to better test scores, new report finds Chalkbeat
10/18/19 Trump Administration Delays Cuts to Food Stamps and School Meals The New York Times
10/18/19 Farm to table comes to elementary school KOTA-TV
10/18/19 5 Strategies to Stop the School Lunch Time Crunch Education Week
10/18/19 5 reasons to encourage your child to eat school lunch Coronado Eagle-Journal


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