Barbara Haber

Yankee Magazine

The First School Lunch Program | New England’s Food Gifts

The country’s first school lunch program got its start in Boston during the 1890s, inspired by an attempt to provide good, cheap, and nourishing food to the poor. The first organized attempt to change America’s eating habits took place more than 125 years ago, when some privileged Bostonians, reformers to the core, formed an enterprise […]