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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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Farm to Faith

In meetings I had with folks last week at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit School, and also with ALBA (Agricultural and Land-Based Training Association) staff, a group we profile in Food Justice, I learned of yet another creative initiative that

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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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L.A. Times article featuring Food Justice book

Check out the L.A. Times post in the Greenspace blog featuring authors Gottlieb and Joshi and highlighting the “Food Justice” Book! “‘Food Justice’: A playbook for the future of food” Lori Kozlowski, Nov. 15, 2010 The Los Angeles riots in

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New Report on 10 Years of California Farm to School

The Center for Food & Justice at Occidental College is pleased to announce the release of a new report on ten years of Farm to School in California. A Growing Movement: A Decade of Farm to School in California. By

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The Future of Food in Suburban Sprawl

Through CFJ’s Farm to School work in Riverside County over the past 2 years we have been supporting small family farmers whose land is being continually threatened by development. Riverside County is one of the fastest growing counties in the

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School food: a fighting matter

“An army marches on its stomach” – Napoleon Except for the occasional military recruiting poster, public school cafeterias may seem far removed from the carnage-strewn streets of Iraq. But all those school lunch lines, subsidized meals, and little milk cartons

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