All Douglas County school cafeterias have a Harvest Bar with fruit veggies and healthy proteins like quinoa and hummus

All Douglas County school cafeterias have a Harvest Bar with fruit, veggies and healthy proteins like quinoa and hummus.

Why Douglas County Pulled Its High Schools Out of NSLP

Affluent district fights to keep students on campus at lunch with healthy but attractive commercial-style offerings.

Maybe it was the pizza that got Brent Craig cheesed. At any rate, it was a tangible example of how new school meal regs would affect the lunch program at the Douglas County (CO) Public Schools.

Craig, director of nutrition services for the district, had been serving a high quality pizza at the system’s nine high schools and the product helped attract an impressive 50-55% student participation (counting a la carte equivalents) to the school cafeterias despite open campus policies

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