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The Urban School Food Alliance
Both USFA and the Alliance are committed to helping schools serve children healthy, balanced meals that are low in saturated fat, sugar and sodium and include fresh fruits, vegetables, lean protein, low fat dairy and whole grains. Leveraging combined meal
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Urban School Food Alliance
"The Alliance will help us with costs and quality as we introduce more nutritional options for our students," said Eric Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer for School Support Services that includes the school lunch program.
Since 2004, the City has introduced a more nutritious menu; including offering fresh fruit at both breakfast and lunch.
Chairman, The Urban School Food Alliance View Details
Chairman, The Urban School Food Alliance
Eric Goldstein is the Chief Executive of the Office of School Support Services.
In his role as CEO, Eric manages busing, food services and the PSAL (Public Schools Athletic league) for over 1 million children in the City.
Eric is a graduate of Jamaica High School (Queens), Cornell University (Arts and Sciences) and Oxford University (St. Antony's College).
"This partnership will create a ...
"This partnership will create a market-driven, progressive change in school meals," said Eric Goldstein, USFA chairman and CEO of School Support Services for the New York City Dept. of Education.
"The standards we're asking from the ...
"The standards we're asking from the manufacturers go above and beyond the quality of the chicken we normally purchase at local supermarkets," said Urban School Food Alliance Chairman Eric Goldstein.
Spring 2015 Newsletter
As an important part of celebrating our 10th anniversary, we sat down with Eric Goldstein, the CEO of SchoolFood, and asked him to share some of his reflections on WITS and the future of school food.
"Nancy and Bill have been pioneers in bringing forward the issue [of healthy eating in schools]," said Eric.
This is something that Eric
and the SchoolFood
team are focusing on not only locally, but also nationally as part of their role in the Urban School Food Alliance
As Chairman of the USFA
, a group of 6 large, urban school districts (NYC, LA, Chicago, Miami, Orlando, and Dallas), Eric
works to "share best practices and use its purchasing power to continue to drive quality up and costs down while incorporating sound environmental practices.
brings a level of sophistication to the schools that is noticeable and with it a whole new educational and food karma.
Super Sprowtz Raw! (Official Press Release) - Super Sprowtz
Says Eric Goldstein, Chairman of the Urban School Food Alliance and Chief Executive from the New York City Department of Education, "When we wrapped the salad bars with Super Sprowtz characters, the salad bar program saw an increase in consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables which really positions our kids for a better future.