10 healthiest school lunch plans

Published On: Aug 29 2012 10:21:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 12:02:24 PM CDT

Some schools around the country are now dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that too many students don't want healthy meals and that the cafeterias were losing money. But some schools remain healthy. Check out a list of 10 of the healthiest school lunch plans in the country.

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Promise Academy, New York City. This Harlem charter school's lunch program includes a wide range of healthy, unprocessed food. Students enjoy from-scratch lunches like turkey lasagna with fresh zucchini, whole-wheat pasta with local squash, or Swiss chard. The school also holds monthly "farmer's markets" in the cafeteria, and offers cooking classes that parents and children can take together.

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