Schools across the country are making big changes in the cafeteria this year as a result of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s updated nutrition standards for school meals. However, many schools have been successfully serving healthier meals that students enjoy since before the new standards were put in place.
The Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project talked to five school districts across the country to find out. From introducing garden bars, to collaborating with local farmers and incorporating nutrition into lesson plans, these districts found creative ways to address their unique challenges.
Read more about the "School Food Success Stories" on the Pew Health Group's website.