Infrastructure Is the Missing Ingredient to Healthy School Lunches


PEW Serving Healthy School MealsThe Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project lead by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report this December titled, Serving Healthy School Meals: U.S. Schools Need Updated Kitchen EquipmentThey found that 55% of school food authorities (SFAs) need kitchen infrastructure changes at one or more schools to meet new healthy lunch requirements.  That’s right – the majority of America’s schools need to fix their school’s infrastructure problems in order to serve up healthy school lunches every day.

Here’s a few of their key findings:

school kitchen top 5 needs

infra schools kitchens

financial resources to make chg to school kitchens

Find out more about America’s school infrastructure needs in the Schools section of the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

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