How Lunch Ladies Get Schooled ...

Jul 7, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Ever wonder what school lunch ladies do in the summer when school is out? This week, many of them will be...

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Schools Struggle After Leaving...

Jun 15, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – There was a bit of a media frenzy a couple of years ago when a small number of schools dropped out of the...

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Preferred Meals Returns to SFU...

May 26, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Preferred Meals, the company that tried to sue San Francisco Unified School District after losing a $9 million...

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School Nutrition Assn Caters t...

May 12, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Whose interests should school cafeterias prioritize – the 30 million mostly low income kids who gobble up...

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SFUSD Wellness Policy Boots Sw...

May 4, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow -Anyone wanting to enjoy a sweetened drink at a San Francisco Unified School District campus or administrative...

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Are School Lunches Starving St...

Apr 24, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Are student athletes being starved by new school lunch regulations? Recent changes to school meals mandated by...

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School Nutrition Assn’s ...

Apr 16, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – As Congressional hearings on the Child Nutrition Reauthorization got underway on April 15th, the School...

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Study Bringing Data to School ...

Apr 13, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Can letting students preorder their cafeteria lunch using a phone app get more kids to eat school food? How...

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Will SNA’s 35cent ask sa...

Mar 9, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – How much does it cost to serve kids healthy school meals? The School Nutrition Association should know. SNA is...

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School Nutrition Association D...

Feb 18, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – The School Nutrition Association says their mission is “advancing the quality of school meal programs through...

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Soda tax myths: Big Soda Says ...

Apr 29, 2014 by

by Dana Woldow – In Big Soda’s world, the negative health impact of sugary beverages is limited to just obesity. As if...

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Ed Wilkins has joined the PEAC...

Jul 8, 2013 by

PEACHSF.org  (Parents Educators & Advocates Connection for Healthy School Food) is pleased to announce that San Francisco’s...

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An Open Letter to the San Fran...

May 22, 2012 by

As San Francisco Unified School District prepares to transition to a new Superintendent, I urge the Board of Education to give...

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“Pizza is a Vegetable” Just On...

Nov 21, 2011 by

    by Dana Woldow – Amid the snark-inducing “Pizza as vegetable” headlines caused by Congress gutting the USDA’s new...

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Measuring the “success&#...

Oct 7, 2011 by

by Dana Woldow A recent op-ed in the LA Times described the progress thus far of the new LAUSD school meal program. It is far too...

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Even with a central kitchen, c...

Sep 8, 2011 by

by Dana Woldow – It has been said that you can’t put a price on children’s health, but you can put a price on good...

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A central kitchen for SFUSD is...

Aug 23, 2011 by

by Dana Woldow On Monday August 15th, students at San Francisco’s public schools got an unfriendly welcome back after summer...

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SFUSD can’t afford a Chi...

Aug 10, 2011 by

by Dana Woldow As San Francisco’s students head back to school on August 15th, there is some good news from SFUSD cafeterias...

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Unfunded water mandate leaves ...

Jul 9, 2011 by

By Dana Woldow How long does it take to get a drink of water around here? For cafeteria patrons at some San Francisco public schools,...

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Unpaid meal charges cost SFUSD...

Jun 25, 2011 by

but whose families did not pay for their child’s school food, at a total cost to the school district of over $548,000. Thanks...

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