TITLE

ARAMARK, SCHOOLS HONOR AGRICULTURE:

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
FoodService Director;12/15/206, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the celebration of the New York Harvest for New York Kids Week from September 30 to October 8, 2006. This celebration is designed to help schoolchildren learn about local foods and sustainable agriculture. Aramark's Education Services division joined in the celebration by featuring local foods on the cafeteria menus, and also arranging for visits by local farmers to various schools to talk about how produce is grown.
ACCESSION #
23423582

 

Related Articles

  • FOOD AND SCHOOLS: BACKGROUND TO THE ISSUES. Misako, Andrea; Fisher, Andrew // Healthy Farms, Healthy Kids: Evaluating the Barriers & Opportuni;Jan2001, p1 

    A section from the book "Healthy Farms, Healthy Kids: Evaluating the Barriers and Opportunities for Farm-to School Programs" is presented. It explores the content in which farm-to-school programs in the U.S. operate. It examines the crisis small farmers find themselves in today and delineates...

  • Schools ripe for farmers.  // Oregon Business Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p15 

    The article discusses the plans to incorporate local products produced by farmers in the meals being served at the schools in Oregon. The author mentioned that getting local foods into school cafeterias could mean big business for Oregon farmers. The effort called the "Oregon Farmers Feeding...

  • SECTION 3: FARM-TO-SCHOOL POLICIES AND RECOMMENDATIONS. Misako, Andrea; Fisher, Andrew // Healthy Farms, Healthy Kids: Evaluating the Barriers & Opportuni;Jan2001, p42 

    A section from the book "Healthy Farms, Healthy Kids: Evaluating the Barriers and Opportunities for Farm-to School Programs" is presented. It outlines some of the key policy arenas related to farm-to-school efforts in the U.S. that includes child nutrition-related programs as well as programs...

  • Grant kicks off farm-to-fork effort. Kincheloe, Michael // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;8/ 3/2012, p1 

    The article reports on the development of the Food System Alliance comprised of the members of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, the Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission, the Fresno Business Council to enable farmers supply in school cafeterias in California.

  • Objectives for public sector procurement.  // Farmers Weekly;11/17/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 20, p30 

    The article discusses the objectives of the Public Sector Food Procurement Initiative which was launched in Great Britain in 2003. The initiative is a part of the government's Strategy for Sustainable Food and Farming. It aims to raise production and process standards, increase tenders from...

  • Canteen concern.  // Australia's Parents;Apr/May97, Issue 98, p38 

    Reports on the promotion of healthy food choices for school children in Australia. Obstacles in the efforts to promote healthy foods; Accreditation for a healthy canteen; Available options in promoting health foods.

  • Separate Boys and Girls at Lunch?  // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;4/11/2011, Vol. 79 Issue 21, p7 

    The article presents the views of two kids on whether boys and girls should be separated during lunch in schools.

  • ...while new research shows NSLP meals score better...  // FoodService Director;08/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p24 

    Reveals the results of a study which compared meals served in school cafeterias and meals brought from home by school children in the United States. Nutrient content of the meals; Implication of the results; How parents decide on what foods to pack for their children.

  • AN FSD NEWSTRACK REPORT: SCHOOL MEAL STUDY SHOWS HIGHER NUTRITIONAL ACTIVITY.  // FoodService Director;02/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p12 

    Reports that the introduction of the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children (SMI) has improved the nutritional quality of meals served, according to the School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study. Five menu-planning options to achieve SMI goals; Increase in the percentage of individual...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics