DPS Nutrition Services employees assemble meals in an assembly line.

DPS offers a fresh take on school meals

Alexandra Kincaid News

A whole wheat bun, chicken patty, fresh mixed fruit and a scoop of corn are added to a plastic tray by a group of Dayton Public Schools employees as the tray makes its way down a conveyor belt. At the end, a “lidder” machine seals each one and prints instructions for reheating the meal in a microwave or oven on …