Tag: student nutrition

The art of keeping perishable goods fresh can be exhausting. Many know the struggle of buying fruit early in the week and having it go bad four days later. When it comes to keeping perishable goods fresh for a large number of people, these struggles are exacerbated. With more mouths to feed, there’s more food…

Research shows that 11.5 million people in the United States live in low-income neighborhoods located more than a mile away from a grocery store. These food deserts become a problem when people don’t have access to transportation, meaning that people often end up eating fast food or shopping at a corner convenience store—neither of which offer nutritious options.  It’s…

School lunch… You aren’t alone if that phrase gives you flashbacks of mushy mac and cheese and cold chicken nuggets. To be fair, school lunches have become healthier over the years. There are requirements for having whole grains, protein, and fruits and veggies in students’ lunch dishes. However, while the healthy options are there, unfortunately, the kids don’t want…