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Get the latest updates on how Project Bread is working to end hunger in Massachusetts.

March 24, 2015

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.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Community Solutions, Children and Schools, General, For the Media, Reports and Studies

March 9, 2015

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.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

September 29, 2014

Chef Vanessa's kale pesto is nut free, cost effective, and delicious! 

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

September 29, 2014

This is a simple delicious salad that works well with any Mexican-style entrée, like tacos. 

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

September 3, 2014

Here are five things you might not know about the real face of school food in the Commonwealth and the critical role school food service professionals play.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

August 28, 2014

Make your own ranch dressing dip instead of packing store-bought. This recipe is healthier, easy, low-cost and will last a full week.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

August 28, 2014

Chef Nick Speros, of Project Bread’s Chefs in Schools Initiative, has eight tips to help parents pack healthier lunches without spending a lot of extra time or money and, most importantly, that kids will eat.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

July 25, 2014

Not sure what community food security means? Project Bread provides 10 things you need to know about community food security - and why you should invest in it.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, About & History, Donor

June 20, 2014

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation when school is out. Watch this video about the Summer Food Service Program and learn how you can help thousands of children have access to nutritious meals throughout the summer.

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Filed under: Children and Schools

May 20, 2014

Let's Prepare Healthy School Breakfast is a cookbook that provides school nutrition directors with a one week cycle menu for breakfast including: tips for menu planning; delicious recipes; and alternative menu cycles that offer healthy breakfast choices to students.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, Children and Schools

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