Low wages of cafeteria workers go hand in hand with quality of school lunches

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Promotional poster for schools celebrating the Arkansas poultry industry. Photo courtesy of Jennifer E. Gaddis

Thirty million children participate in the nation’s school lunch program. Jennifer E. Gaddis shows that the missing ingredient in the recipe of its success is the school lunch lady in her book, “The Labor of Lunch.

Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Joseph Stone, Laryl Garcia