What's For Lunch?

Oct 10, 2011

Pizza...tacos...mystery vegetable.  Oooh, you want tater tots with that?

Yes, the iconic school lunch.  It has strangely changed very little over the years, and accomplishes a difficult feat.  It’s not thought of fondly by either nutritionists or students.

But all that may be changing.  

Whether it’s superstar chef Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” or Alice Waters’ Revolutionary “Edible Schoolyard,” big thinkers about food and nutrition have been trying to get healthier choices into the school cafeteria.

Today Where We Live, we’ll talk about school lunches in advance of a state gathering about education and nutrition.

We’ll find out about new USDA regulations that will add more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat-free and low-fat milk to school meals.  

Grab an apple, and join the conversation