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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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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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Kresge Grant to Fund Healthy Preschool Food Project

Re-posted from Occidental’s  Office of Communications: Building on previous success with schoolchildren nationwide, a $395,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation will make it possible for the Occidental College Urban & Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) to extend healthy food and wellness

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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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