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What began in the spring of 2010 as a reluctant acceptance of four salad bars from the United Fresh Produce Association (UFPA) has become a case study and success story for the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSBtS) initiative. Wait… reluctant acceptance? What public school food services director wouldn’t want salad bars in her schools? Well, initially, Jessica Shelly of Cincinnati Public Schools. We got to talk with Jessica about her district’s salad bar journey and are excited to share her story below. (more…)
We never tire of sharing the Salad Bar Story – how America’s schools need our help providing their students with more fresh and healthy food choices. But this time we wanted to take it a step farther and SHOW you the story. Presenting an infographic: The Case for Salad Bars.
We are so inspired by of the attention and generosity our industry has shown this cause, but there is much work to be done. In California alone, we have set out to fund 350 salad bars to schools that have already applied and been approved for the Let’s Move Salad Bars to School program. We still have nearly 50 unfulfilled applications to meet our goal deadline of May 15, 2013. Will you help us get there? (more…)