Category Archives: School Nutrition

Shooting the Messenger

In the past, I have bemoaned the new federal guidelines that are creating such a tremendous challenge for our food service staff.  You can read the previous posts here and here.  It seems I’m not alone.  Some high school students in … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

Last year at this time, I found myself writing a post about how the USDA was requiring the school district to raise its lunch prices while simultaneously increasing the dietary restrictions on the food we serve.  Not much has changed … Continue reading

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The High Costs of High Quality

You! You worthless piece of slime! You ignorant disgusting blob!  You’re nothing but an unstable short-chained molecule!  You foul obnoxious muck!  You have a weak electrochemical bond!  I have seen some disgusting crud in my time, but you take the cake! … Continue reading

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The USDA Diet – Getting Less for More

Sublette County School District #1 Food Service Director Gail Wilkerson has a huge challenge on her hands.  Based on the new USDA guidelines for school lunches, Gail has to find a way to satisfy a lot of hungry kids while giving … Continue reading

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New Interactive District Nutrition Website

We all know that childhood obesity is at epidemic proportions. And we all know that establishing good nutrition and wellness behaviors in children is important. No one knows this better than SCSD #1 Food Services Manager Gail Wilkerson. Yesterday, Gail … Continue reading

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