By the end of the year, small indoor gardens featuring herbs, tomatoes and other produce will be taking root in Sodexo school accounts nationwide.The Gaithersburg, Md.-based company, which manages food-service in more than 470 school districts, previously has tended such gardens. But the effort is ramping up at a time when childhood obesity—and the restaurant industry’s perceived role in contributing to it—comes under increasing scrutiny by lawmakers and activists.In February, the Obama ...

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