Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
Increasingly, farm businesses are starting as operations intended to provide produce for schools and other institutional markets in the local area.
Unhealthy foods are already being taken out of school lunches. Next up is the removal of unhealthy food marketing in schools.
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.
This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
A proposed California tax of one penny per one ounce of a sweetened drink could raise $1.7 billion for the state's education and anti-obesity programs.
Although kids find flavored milks tasty, school systems are banning them from the lunchroom because they contain as much added sugar as soda.
As schools increase their attack on childhood obesity, one school shows how a group of parents are working to ensure their kids have access to healthy food.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg School System in North Carolina has stopped serving fried chicken and French fries in their school lunches. What about your school?