Baldwin Countyrsquos Super Sacks program offers a cold reimbursable meal option at four elementary schools

Baldwin County’s Super Sacks program offers a cold, reimbursable meal option at four elementary schools.

District's sack lunch option reduces food waste

“Super Sacks” meet all the USDA requirements for a full meal reimbursement.

There’s a new lunchtime superstar in the Baldwin County School (BCS) district in Milledgeville, Ga. It comes in a clear plastic bag and it’s served cold.

Dubbed Super Sacks, these bagged lunch alternatives meet all the USDA requirements for a full meal reimbursement. They contain a meat or meat alternate, vegetable, fruit, grain and milk.

“I had heard about a similar program at the Georgia School Nutrition Association’s conference last fall,” says Susan Nelson, school

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