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October is Farm-To-School Month

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – As part of National Farm to School Month, Minnesota is encouraging more farms and schools to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to the cafeteria. The state is even offering grant money to get things started. Barb Schank, the director of Nutrition Services for the Waconia School District, was eager t…

Registration is now open for the 2015 Nutrition Conference. The conference theme is “Simply Nutrition” and will be held on October 24th at the Cambridge Isanti High School. How do you feel about sugar? Have you ever felt like your metabolism is in the tank? Have you wondered how to really decipher food labels?  Learn a…

St. Cloud Daily Times   Stephanie Dickrell, sdickrell@stcloudtimes.com SARTELL – Colorful arrays of fruits and vegetables. Five entree options. Three types of milk. That is what you’ll see if you walk into a Sartell school lunchroom. It’s not the mystery meat leftovers of your youth. As schools become more involved in…