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Rethinking School Lunch Minneapolis

Rethinking School Lunch Minneapolis

You know you're onto something when teens begin spontaneously promoting the school lunch. That's what happened after Bertrand Weber, Minneapolis Public Schools' director of nutrition services, launched a campaign to bring back real food in school meals. Using the Center's Rethinking School Lunch framework, he inaugurated a five-year plan in 2012 to remake nutrition services. Already, participation is up, kids love several new dishes, waste is down, and staff members report "an incredible behavioral change" in the cafeteria.

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