Charlotte Schools' Healthy Progression

August 2007
FoodService Director;8/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the healthy progression of foodservice in schools in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to Angela Calamia, school nutritionist at Charlotte Mecklenberg school system, the district started its efforts when the system decided to eliminate deep fryers in elementary schools. Calamia and Amy Harkey, the district's foodservice director, were surprised by the fact that sales actually went up by 16% on reimbursable meals.


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