The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management


If you’re looking for the latest research articles on significant issues affecting child nutrition and school foodservice management, look no further. The latest issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management is available for you to review.

Published twice a year, each issue of this exclusively digital publication features several research articles on topics critical to the successful operation of school meal programs. For the Spring 2020 issue, the peer-reviewed articles include:


  • Nutritional Quality of Foods Served in Child Care Settings

    • The Impact of a Smarter Lunchroom Program on Selection of Fruits and Vegetables by Children in School Cafeterias
    • Implementation of USDA Smart Snack Standards in Minnesota Secondary Schools 
    • Comparison of Costs between School and Packed Lunches


    • Cafeteria Perspectives of a Southern Farm to School Program: Happy Harvests and Room for New Growth
    • Offering Self-Serve Sliced Apples in Bulk Increases Students’ Consumption and Decreases Apple Waste in Elementary School Cafeterias

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