Category Archive for: ‘Youth & School Lunch’

  • SG Summit Table Topic

    School Gardens Grow More Than Just Food

    Oregon’s children are some of the hungriest children in the nation and have been last few years. Oregon also has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country; we rank 49th. Childhood obesity is at a perilous rate nationwide. Do we continue to do […]

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  • Urban Gleaners and Childhood Hunger

    Childhood Hunger Forum & Urban Gleaning

    This is a guest post by Ava Mikolavich, Director, Urban Gleaners. They are hosting a Childhood Hunger Forum May 30 at the MercyCorps Action Center, 45 SW Ankeny, Portland OR. Find out more here. ………………… Portland has developed a national reputation for a thriving and innovative food culture. As […]

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  • Boat to School Program

    School Food That Wows

    The school lunch menu in the Bend-LaPine School District looks more like fine dining under a program that delivers local seafood to Central Oregon cafeterias. Building on the concept of Farm to School (connecting farmers to schools), Oregon is implementing an innovative concept called “Boat […]

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