Angela Richey took the lead of Roseville Area Schools nutrition services nearly three years ago. Once she settled in, she started looking for ways to use her limited budget to introduce higher quality meals by using locally sourced ingredients and adding new recipes. While eating lunch at a middle school in the district, Richey asked a student what he would want to see on the menu. “He was really shy,” she recalled. “All of a sudden, he turned to me and said, ‘Arroz con pollo, but Cuban style.’” His interest hit home. Feeding a large, culturally diverse district, Richey wants to broaden her school menus to reflect that. That way, “we offer foods that are familiar or comforting to some groups of students and perhaps completely new to others. Much like nutrition education through our menus, I think our cafeterias can be an extension of the classroom and can help lead a dialogue surrounding worldly cuisine options among students of different … [Read more...] about ‘Worldly cuisine’: Roseville schools to serve more diverse lunches
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So it comes at no surprise that raisins, long the snack staple of kindergarten class, has taken a beating. In 2017, farmers’ crop prices sunk to their lowest level in several decades, down 31% from the year prior. In fact, for the very first time, California forfeited the title of world’s leading producer of raisins–to Turkey. Raisin farmers now look to grow more profitable crops, such as almonds. The California Raisins are, relegated to the spokescharacter retirement home with the likes of Count Chocula. “The product itself was just being forgotten,” admits Harry Overly, the newly appointed CEO and president of Sun-Maid. “[Our industry] has been dark for well over 10 years or so . . . . It’s not top-of-mind for consumers.” The number-one raisin brand in America is not content to wither away like . . . you know. It has a plan to woo newer generations, many of whose last interaction with the brand centered around packed school … [Read more...] about Big Raisin is not going to let millennials kill it off without a fight
1 of 11 View 11 Items Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Dorothy Bale, 94, greets customer Adam Raines at an Arby's in Millcreek on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, her 25th anniversary at the restaurant. Bale started working at the restaurant when she was 69 years old. HOLLADAY — Arby's has just opened for the day and its star employee is slipping between booths, clearing crumbs left by the late-night crowd and darting behind the register. She pauses to accept hugs and cards from fans. At 94 years old, Dorothy Bale knows the restaurant and its customers better than most anyone. She has worked there for longer than some of her coworkers have been alive. The choice to retire won't be her own, she said on Friday, her 25th anniversary in the chain restaurant located at a busy intersection in Holladay. "I'm just going to go as long as they'll let me," she said, beaming. "I don't know what I'd do if I retired. I don't like to stay home." Cici Salvador, who joined the shop … [Read more...] about ‘Something else’: At 94 years old, she’s Arby’s No. 1 employee
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Sears Is Dying, but Workers’ Loyalty Lives On Supported by Across the country, legions of former employees gather regularly to celebrate a bygone era of retailing. ByMichael Corkery Dec. 28, 2018 The annual Christmas luncheon was called for noon, but many members of the Atlanta Sears Family had arrived at the church hall by 10:30 a.m. There was a lot to catch up on: birthdays, illnesses and news of club members who had died over the past few months. There was baked ham, green beans and cherry pie for lunch. There was music — oldies and Christmas carols mostly. One club member, 84-year-old Herman Atwood, danced to “My Girl,” twisting and twirling in his Sears Roebuck sweater vest as if he was at a wedding. Sears may be struggling to survive after filing for bankruptcy in … [Read more...] about Sears Is Dying, but Workers’ Loyalty Lives On
This Christmas a charity want more people to be aware of the signs of child abuse.In 2018, 449 incidents of parents deliberately neglecting, mistreating or assaulting their children in Kent were recorded by police.The NSPCC Gillingham service centre, in Jeffery Street, Gillingham, has created a video with children's service practitioner Maura Kearney, explains what people need to look out for and how they should report any concerns about a child's welfare .Common signs adults may notice in a child who is being neglected include:·Poor appearance and hygiene, they may be smelly or have unwashed clothes·Living in an unsuitable home environment for example dog mess being left or not having any heating·Left alone for a long time·Untreated injuries, medical and dental issues; they may have skin sores, rashes, flea bites, scabies or ringworm·Poor language, communication or social skills·Seem hungry or turn up to school without having breakfast or any lunch … [Read more...] about The NSPCC speaks out about child abuse.