The school districts in Miami and Orlando are removing Styrofoam trays from school lunchrooms and replacing them with compostable plates made of recycled newsprint.
Students at South Florida public schools who buy their lunch will be eating healthier next year, whether they like it or not.
A winning combination most parents want for their children is a healthy mind and a healthy body. But how to get the kids to buy into the idea of eating healthy lunches and snacks?
Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
It may cost more to eat lunch at a Broward County public school in the upcoming school year.
As you recover from that New-Year’s hangover, you can think about some of the new state laws that take effect with the new year. Everything from how much some people make, to the unemployment people get, and even to the tattoos they might consider are covered by new state laws.
When Miami-Dade students go back to school on Monday, some of them will notice their cafeterias have undergone high-tech, healthy makeovers and it’s all about battling childhood obesity in South Florida.
Is your kid’s brown-bagged school lunch unsafe? A new study suggests sacked lunches are breeding grounds for bacteria that cause vomiting, diarrhea, or even death in some children.
School may be out for summer but Miami-Dade Public Schools food service employees are hard at work making sure that their students are still getting a proper lunch.
Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.