Jordan School District using technology, local produce to beef up school lunch

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the first students at Fox Hollow Elementary began trickling into the school cafeteria.

Within minutes, tables were filled with the din of frenzied conversation and plastic lunch trays sporting a feast of corn dog bites, french fries, milk and assorted fruits and vegetables.

Amidst the hubbub, sixth-grade students Jason Holgate and Haden Bishop flicked through the pages of an iPad app breaking down Tuesday's menu options at Fox Hollow and checking what the rest of the week had in store.

"Just the touch of a button and it tells you how many carbs, fat, protein and sodium," Holgate said while browsing the menu items.

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