A new study co-funded by Project Bread shows that schools collaborating with a professionally trained chef to improve the nutrition and taste of school lunches significantly increased students’ fruit and vegetable consumption.
Children who eat school breakfast show an increase in cognitive function, improvement in test scores, and better behavior, yet only 17% of all students across Massachusetts eat school breakfast.
To better serve this population, the FoodSource Hotline has created a dedicated “Senior Line” for seniors interested in SNAP/Food Stamps.
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Children make up 45% of all SNAP recipients.
Chef Nick is one of Project Bread’s three school chefs.