Category Archive for: ‘Youth & School Lunch’

  • School lunch reform is ready for harvest

    Not to be outdone by her husband’s remarks to the American Medical Association, the First Lady held her very own press conference from the White House Kitchen Garden, just a few days after the President spoke about the connection between healthy eating and healthcare. Her […]

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  • Add “Lunchlady in Chief” to his many duties?

    Just prior to last year’s presidential elections, Michael Pollan penned his now-famous open letter to the next President or, as Pollan would have it, our next “Farmer in Chief.” In the letter, Pollan neatly laid out the interconnectedness of food issues with all of the […]

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  • Farm-to-School Funding Bill – Call your Oregon Reps TODAY!

    This urgent call-to-action comes from Deborah Kane and our partners at Ecotrust Food & Farms _________ There is a bill pending in the Oregon legislature that would make is possible for us to get better food into public schools across the state – HB 2800. […]

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  • The Kids are Alright

    Photo courtesy of Flickr user chalkdog If you want proof that kids already know right from wrong, just look to Madison, Wisconsin, where fourth-grade students organized to take a stand against the poor school lunch program. As told by Slow Food USA, the students of […]

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