Jordan School District using technology, local produce to beef up school lunch

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  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Aug. 1, 2013 5:30 p.m.

    Scary when our country can't feed itself.

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    July 31, 2013 2:33 p.m.

    If each food stamp feeds three, and our children are eating at school.

    Over half our people either don't know how to prepare meals, or just can't a way to find food.

    Is our country being transformed into a third world country?

  • SlopJ30 St Louis, MO
    July 31, 2013 1:25 p.m.

    I'm just pulling this number out of the air, but I'd guess fewer than 5% of parents pore over their kids' school lunch nutritional info. Sorry; if you've got that much time on your hands, get a job or read a good book.

    The unaddressed question is "are the kids eating the more nutritious parts of their meal?" I've had lunch with my kids at school a number of times, and there seems to be a ton of veggies going straight into the trash in those lunchrooms. You can put something on a kid's plate, but the lunch monitor isn't going to force them to eat it.

  • Larceny Rural Hall, USA, NC
    July 31, 2013 6:35 a.m.

    Is this the end of School Lunch Obesity?

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    July 30, 2013 11:59 p.m.

    Miss the days of Flintstone lunch boxes, a thermos, with peanut butter/jelly sandwiches.
    The days when we did things for ourselves.