Student Taste Test Helps Shape Missouri School Menus

By Jenna Michaels

Woodridge Middle School students in Missouri’s Northwest School District recently were invited to sample school meal offerings from vendors during the “Flavor Fest Taste Test.” During the event, students were asked to weigh in on the samples of offerings such as chili-lime watermelon raisins, garlic Parmesan boneless wings and chocolate chickpea spread — helping to give feedback to help shape school menus.