School lunch, by the numbers

October was a typical month for the Edmonds School District, with 20 days of breakfasts and lunches served. During that period, they served 48,195 breakfasts and 135,880 lunches. Click here for a slide show of how much food the Edmonds School District purchased in October 2011.

School lunches have come a long way since the days of sloppy joes and mystery meat. Lunch menus in school districts throughout the county are being transformed. Read more about it in our Sunday story here.

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