Child Nutrition Reauthorization Advances
With every school lunch students in Saint Paul Public Schools can select all the fruits and vegetables they care to eat from the daily Choice Bar. The menu regularly features locally grown choices. Read article...
First lady, school meal directors may be headed for truce
A bipartisan Senate bill released Monday would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what they serve the nation's schoolchildren, easing requirements on whole grains and delaying an upcoming deadline to cut sodium levels on the lunch line. Read article
Saint Paul Public Schools Expands After-School Supper Program
Students in many Saint Paul Public Schools now can get three free meals a day from their school cafeteria. Read article...
More Saint Paul Students Receiving Free Lunch - They're Not Alone
The number of U.S. schools offering free lunches to all students is up 20 percent this year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday. Saint Paul Public Schools is responsible for some of that growth. Of the district's 59 schools, 39 offer free lunches through the federal government's community eligibility provision -- up from eight last school year. Read entire article...
Happy Food Day!
Happy Food Day! We hope you enjoyed the local menu: Rotisserie Chicken Drumsticks from St. Cloud, MN, Homemade Whole Grain Cornbread (baked fresh in schools), local Herb Roasted Potatoes from Big Lake, MN, and a local Apple from South Winds Orchard- Dakota, MN. #MidwestMenu #GreatAppleCrunch #SchoolFoodFOCUS #FoodDay2015 #F2SMonth
Check out these Saint Anthony Park Elementary 5th grade students demonstrating their best Great Apple Crunch!