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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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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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Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act signed by Obama

Today, President Obama signed into law the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, significantly changing the way that we invest in our kids and their health. The Act represents the first time in 30 years that schools have been allotted more funds

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Rethinking School Food

A few days back, Bob and I had the privilege of attending an event at the Community Book Center in New Orleans, along with Lucy, Jada, Danny and Victoria – from “ Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools,” a group of highly motivated

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Race and Class within Farm to School

Is farm to school about race? About class? Is it an example of another white, middle class food initiative? When we had the Forum about Food Justice on Sunday at the Community Food Security Coalition meeting in New Orleans, the

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Vote on Oats video for Farm to School to win $10K

Quaker Oats/Goodbite.com “Awaken Your Senses” Challenge With a click of the thumbs-up button under the Cherries video, you can help Jen win $10,000 to benefit the National Farm to School Network. Twelve food bloggers shared their favorite food memory via

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Time to get tray serious: Get involved with a Child Nutrition Act campaign

School’s out for the summer, but there’s a food fight going on in the cafeteria. In Washington, Congress is turning up the heat on the policies that determine what 30 million children will eat once the lunch bell rings. Want

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UPS Delivers Community Food Security

One of our project partners, the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) has created a thriving national movement that has forged new alliances between diverse constituencies, including farmers, environmentalists, food bankers, anti-hunger advocates, community activists, and public health professionals. They have

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Dear Mom-In-Chief

As First Lady you have the ability to set the table for what our nation’s children eat by adding a plank of food justice to your platform. Many ideas have already been sent your way, including starting an organic garden

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Broadcast for Farm to School

Win $1,000 to tell it like it is. What is real food? Tell us your story. Sing it, write it, mime it, or shout it…in 30 seconds to 3 minutes. We want to know what you think Real Food Is…

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