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How Reducing Noise Impacts Kids’ Food Consumption

How-Reducing-Noise-Impacts-Kids-Food-ConsumptionEver wonder how noise in the school cafeteria affects your child’s eating habits? It’s no secret that school cafeterias are historically loud and, for some students, unpleasant places to try to eat a meal – or better yet, enjoy it! Across the country, more attention is being paid to creating a calm and positive cafeteria environment that promotes healthy eating and social interactions among students.

Over the last two years, the Whatcom Farm to School Support Team has been studying the impacts of cafeteria noise levels on students’ food consumption, and here is what we’ve found: Read more.