Revisions to federal school lunch guidelines are helping schools bring more local food into their cafeterias.
As early as April, Greek yogurt could be offered in your child's cafeteria.
The new school year brings with it new standards for school lunches. School food preparers and students are adjusting.
A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.
On-campus soda availability dropped by almost 50 percent between the 2006-2007 and 2010-2011 school years.
A proposed ordinance would make it illegal for food trucks to park within 1500 feet of a school in California -- but the issue is much wider than a few blocks.
Critics and commentators have weighed in on the First Lady's new school lunch guidelines, and potato farmers are the only ones complaining.
In a blow to combating obesity, the Senate decided all vegetables on school lunches were safe, including potatoes (fried and otherwise).
In anticipation of the upcoming Child Nutrition Act, some schools are already featuring healthier options. But do vending machines have a place?
Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.
In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.
Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?
To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.
The final part of our interview with Nicolette Hahn Niman, she talks about food labeling, food safety and the importance of knowing where your food comes from.
"Mrs. Q" is an anonymous elementary school teacher in the Midwest who has resolved to eat school lunches every day in 2010 and document her experience.
TED bills their rich archive of talks as "Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world", here are 8 of our favorites all about food and sustainability
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
The announcement of Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative has re-invigorated the school lunch debate among bloggers and the mainstream media.
Do you know what's in your kid's school lunch? You might be surprised, but recent reports show that they might be better off eating fast food.