School nutrition professionals in a Georgia elementary school invited parents to eat meals with students as part of National School Lunch Week. Sheldon Kelly, school nutrition district manager, said such events reinforce healthy eating outside of the school day.
All schools in a Georgia district are participating in the Community Eligibility Provision, qualifying all students for free meals regardless of family income. An official said the district received calls seeking to confirm the free meals, with cheers from some parents welcoming the news.
Hy-Vee stores in and around Sioux City, Iowa, will sell candies produced from the home-based Gentle Creek Candy Co. in Anthon, Iowa. Products include flavored popcorn, cookies and a variety of chocolates.