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3 years 5 months ago

Colorado school kids dig composting program

GREELEY(AP)-Michael Lang understands the importance of composting any food waste and other products during lunchtime. And he's only in the fifth grade. Michael, 11, and his classmates at Grandview Elementary School in Windsor recently became the first elementary school in Weld County to recycle compostable waste during their...

3 years 7 months ago

President signs $4.5 billion school food law

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation to provide more lunches and dinners to school children and make those meals healthier. Speaking at an elementary school in the District of Columbia, Obama says the legislation is about doing what is right for America's children and...

4 years 2 weeks ago

House bill would make school lunches healthier

House Democrats are moving forward on first lady Michelle Obama's vision for healthier school lunches, propelling legislation that calls for tougher standards governing food in school and more meals for hungry children. The bill approved by the House Education and Labor Committee Thursday would allow the Agriculture Department to...

4 years 2 months ago

District 11 aims to freshen its menu

Food and nutrition managers in Colorado Springs School District 11 are revamping the menu for school cafeterias. The D11 Good Food Project aims to reduce the amount of processed foods that are served to students and to increase the number of natural foods served in school lunch lines. ...

4 years 8 months ago

No time for lunch

Everyday after school, Barbara Wanke makes her granddaughter Kiara a snack. She worries that Kiara and her classmates aren't getting enough to eat at school because their lunch period is so short. "I'm very upset about this. I feel that our children aren't being taken care of at school,"...

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