Milford, Conn. Schools Enroll In Healthy Food And Beverage Program

The Milford, Conn. school board has voted to enroll in the state Department of Education’s Connecticut Healthy Food and Beverages program, which will bring in $63,000 from the state, according to The New Haven Register in New Haven, Conn. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This is one of two news stories in today’s VendingMarketWatch noting that school districts are making progress in the area of nutrition. In Milford, Conn., the school board decided that participating  in the state healthy food and beverage program will not severely compromise finances for parent organizations.

It is encouraging to see rising support for school nutrition. At the same time, many schools have found that kids eventually develop a taste for more nutritious food and beverages. 04-04-12 By Elliot Maras