Minnesota students will be heading back to school in a few weeks where they'll find some changes on their lunch trays. New federal guidelines dictate more fruits and vegetables, smaller portions of meat and protein and fewer calories.
Local school districts are revising their school lunch menus to comply with a new federal law that takes effect in July. Willmar district administrators don't expect changes in their school lunch program will result in a price increase.
Minnesota students are eating more fresh, locally grown produce in school lunches this year. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the Minnesota Department of Health say it's a result of their Farm to School efforts.