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New Study: Job Killers

A comprehensive study  from UEPI’s Peter Dreier out now! “…there’s a simple rule: You say it again, and you say it again, and you say it again…and about the time that you’re absolutely sick of saying it is about the

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Farm to Preschool honored by the White House

Last month, UEPI’s Farm to Preschool program was among several great programs around the country honored by Michelle Obama’s Healthy Kids Campaign.  A story highlighting that recognition is currently featured on the First Lady’s Let’s Move! blog.  UEPI says kudos

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Farm to Preschool Program Brings Fresh Foods to Urban Preschool Plates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Zoë Phillips, Farm to Preschool Program Manager UEPI, Occidental College 323-341-5098 (office), 323-258-2917 (fax) FARM TO PRESCHOOL PROGRAM BRINGS FRESH FOODS TO URBAN PRESCHOOL PLATES Preschoolers Tend Their Garden and Demonstrate Their Salad-Making Skills LOS ANGELES

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Kids like healthy food; so let’s give it to them

The Riverside Press Enterprise published an op ed today written by Bob and Rodney Taylor, the Food and Nutrition Director at Riverside Unified School District. They talk about the transformation of school food that is happening in many ways around

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Bob’s Interview in the Arizona Republic

The Arizona Republic ran this story today, Professor links food to economic, social, environmental issues, with a short interview of Bob. And if you are in the Pheonix area in tonight be sure to check out Bob’s talk at the

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News from Arizona

Bob is currently on tour in Arizona, where he is talking to food justice groups and activists across the state. Check out his piece in the Arizona Daily Star, Food bank can help you learn to grow and sell your

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More from Bob’s Google Talk

Here are some more highlights from Bob’s talk at Google. In addition to the photos, the talk was also filmed and can be viewed at the link below. Be sure to read Bob’s “The Google Way” for more insight into

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Immigrants and food: another way to shape the national conversation

Check out this column that ran today in the San Jose Mercury News! And watch for Bob this week in the area, where he will be speaking publicly on Wednesday at Santa Clara University and on Thursday at UC Santa

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Wal-Mart must prove its commitment to healthy food

This column by Bob ran in the San Francisco Chronicle this morning, addressing Wal-Mart’s recent announcement that it will reduce the amount of sugar and salt in their processed foods. Read the column from the Chronicle here, or go to

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Posted in Globalization, Grocery Accountability Project, Labor

School food programs can transform how kids eat

The Sacramento Bee published a column by Gottlieb today that highlights how school food programs, like Farm to School, are providing healthy meals to children and boosting local economies. The column, “School food programs can transform how kids eat”, gives

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