New York in the cafeteria line with their new compostable plates

New York in the cafeteria line with their new compostable plates.

Cracking the school procurement code

Six large school districts use their collective buying power to ensure healthy, affordable and sustainable meals.

In March 2012, students at over 4,500 schools across six school districts all sat down to the same balanced meal: savory roasted chicken, brown rice with seasoned black or red beans, steamed green broccoli, fresh seasonal fruit and milk. It was the first initiative of the Urban School Food Alliance, a coalition of six of the largest school districts in the U.S. that leverages collective purchasing power to raise the quality of food, lower costs and maintain environmentally sustainable pra

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