Itrsquos all about the veggies The Active Learning Elementary School went completely vegetarian in the 20142015 school year Prior to that the vegetarian items were gradually added to the menu

It’s all about the veggies. The Active Learning Elementary School went completely vegetarian in the 2014-2015 school year. Prior to that, the vegetarian items were gradually added to the menu.

Two NYC schools go vegetarian

Collaboration between a local nonprofit, two primary schools and New York City’s school foodservices department led to the successful launch of two of the country’s first public, non-charter vegetarian schools.

With more than 1,800 schools in its district, New York City runs the biggest and one of the most complex school foodservice departments in the country.

So when one of it’s schools, PS244Q—otherwise known as The Active Learning Elementary School or TALES—wanted to transition to an all vegetarian menu, the school foodservices department (NYC SchoolFood) proceeded with guarded skepticism.

“Before we make a change of this magnitude, we must exercise our due diligence and e

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