After growing by some 200,000 children annually between 2011 and 2015, the increase in national participation in the Afterschool Supper Program dropped to only about 48,000 in 2016, according to research by the Food Research & Action Center.
The after-school meals program at Kansas City Kansas Public Schools serves as many as 1,500 meals a day to kids participating in activities like sports practices and band rehearsals.
This and more are the things you missed for the week of March 19.
Students can not only get classic fare like burgers and shakes at Miami University’s Pulley Diner, but also a selection of 16 all-time favorite candies.
The Just Eats program looks to maximize the impact of individual initiatives across areas ranging from agriculture, menus and food access to procurement, education and waste.
Students at the University of Illinois do their part in reducing Asian carp, eating more than 12 tons every year. Here’s how the dining department makes it happen.
The Aramark dining team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is looking to find out, creating a smoky, saucy sandwich that’s totally vegan and all-local, too.
At Quinnipiac University, the dining team keeps things poppin’ for students with unexpected pop-ups throughout the year.
The St. Louis space offers something to eat—and a chance for employees to connect.