December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Get Fresh! offers chance to make or order healthy meals for later consumption.
October 2, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Right now, 8.3 million seniors experience food insecurity in the U.S., and by 2025, it is estimated that this number will grow to 9.5 million.
Enter Meals on Wheels, a nationwide program that delivers meals to the elderly, homebound and disabled.
In Douglas County, more than 140 people receive meals from this program and similar programs take place in Osakis, Glenwood, Hoffman and Parkers Prairie. Continue Reading
February 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Willmar’s school meals are being featured today and tomorrow on the Facebook page “School Meals That Rock.” Continue Reading
February 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune
RENVILLE Bananas, grapes and apples are some of the more popular snacks at the Renville County West School these days.
February 2, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Lutheran Social Service is celebrating five years of delivering nutritious meals to seniors in southwest Minnesota by forging a partnership with Wal-Mart to provide aging residents in the senior dining program with shelf-stable meals. Continue Reading
April 19, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Public School Board discussed proposed changes to federal requirements for school meals at Monday’s board meeting.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently working to rewrite the rules for what is offered to students during school meals across the country.
April 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PLATTE South Dakota “Survivor” contestant Holly Hoffman knows what it feels like to be hungry. In 2010, she went 17 days without eating.
“It feels like your skin is shrinking to your bones,” she said Monday. “I just knew that no child should ever have to feel that in a lifetime.”
January 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune
Proposed new federal nutrition guidelines proposed Thursday seem to incorporate some things Willmar has done for some time. School meals at the Willmar Public Schools have featured whole grain breads, low-fat dairy products and fresh fruits and vegetables for years.