USDA Official Visits Mays High School to see Successful Farm-to-School Program

When Atlanta Public Schools Nutrition Director Dr. Marilyn Hughes came to the district her vision was to create a nutrition program that connected the cafeteria, the classroom and the community. More than a decade later that vision is a reality at a number of schools throughout the district, including Mays High School, where its teachers... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Receives 2016 Excellence in Food Service Award

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Atlanta Public Schools recently received the 2016 United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award. Held June 20-22 in Chicago, the awards ceremony was held during the United Fresh 2016 convention and trade show. The winning categories included business in industry; casual and family dining restaurants; colleges and universities; fine dining; hotels and healthcare; K-12 food... Continue Reading →

Wellness on Wheels Food Truck Debuts at APS High Schools

By: Alicia Sands Lurry The new Wellness on Wheels (WOW) food truck made its debut at high schools across the district last week. Emblazoned with pictures of colorful, mouth-watering fruits and vegetables, the bright yellow WOW food truck is the first of its kind to be introduced in metro Atlanta. Designed to incorporate wellness and increase meal participation,... Continue Reading →

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