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December 22, 2012

 

bob adkins at monroe county united ministries

Chef’s Challenge: Cook Healthy Meals That Kids Will Eat

Bob Adkins' task is to serve three healthy meals to 80 children every day at the Monroe County United Ministries.

February 25, 2012

Is it spring yet? 

dry quinoa

Late-Winter Soups, History Of School Lunch, Beer Paper

Author Janet Poppendieck talks about the history of school food, Upland Brewing Company's spent barley is used to make paper, and three belly-warming soups.

April 21, 2011

School Food 

Lunchbox

At This School, Lunch Is Mandatory

Some parents are angered by one Chicago school's attempt to promote healthful eating.

April 19, 2011

School Food 

cornerstore

How One Philadelphia School Battles Childhood Obesity

As schools increase their attack on childhood obesity, one school shows how a group of parents are working to ensure their kids have access to healthy food.

February 15, 2011

Let's Move! 

Let's Move!

Let’s Move! Celebrates One Year, Turns To Restaurants

As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.

January 16, 2011

School Lunch Reform 

Jicama

USDA Releases New Nutrition Plans For School Meals

Move over, tater tots. The USDA released its new set of guidelines for school meals, and overall it favors whole foods.

October 21, 2010

Food Pyramid 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

The Food Guide Pyramid: Let’s Try That Again

Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.

October 14, 2010

School Lunch 

school lunch plate

It’s National School Lunch Week!

To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.

September 28, 2010

School Lunch 

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The Powerful Position Of Schools To Influence Nutrition

School meals have a huge influence over the nutritional well-being of children. How can you make a difference?

August 23, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

free for all book cover

Janet Poppendieck: School Food In America Today

Author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss school lunch policy reform and history, and how society is impacted by the federal school lunch program.

August 19, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

free for all book cover

Janet Poppendieck: The History Of School Food In America

Author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss school lunch policy reform and history, and how society is impacted by the federal school lunch program.

July 30, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

Senator Blanche Lincoln

School Lunch Reform Before Autumn May Still Be Possible

There may still be hope for the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act to have an impact on students starting school in the fall.

July 9, 2010

Interviews 

marion nestle and book cover of feed your pet right

Marion Nestle (Part 1): Raw Milk, School Food & What To Feed Your Pets

Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle about everything from the raw milk debate to pet food to food labeling. This is the first part of the interview.

July 1, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

U.S. Capitol Building

Update: House Committee Takes Up Debate On School Food Proposal

On Thursday, the House Committee on Education and Labor held a full committee hearing to discuss the "Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act."

May 16, 2010

Food Revolution 

food revolution kitchen

Food Revolution: Should There Be A Second Season?

Earth Eats contributor Cory Barker looks back at the first season and asks whether or not Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution" should return for a second season

May 16, 2010

Book Club 

free for all book cover

Replay – Author Chat: Janet Poppendieck “Free For All”

On Thursday, June 3 author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss her new book "Free For All: Fixing School Food in America"

April 29, 2010

Food Revolution 

food revolution kitchen

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution: Thoughts On The Season Finale

Well here we are, “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” is over. Perhaps just for now, perhaps for good. Cory Barker has a recap of episode 6.

April 4, 2010

Food Revolution 

Jamie Oliver behind a counter covered with bowls of vegetables

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution: Eyes Opened, Time To Get Angry

Television critic (and former Earth Eats intern), Cory Barker gives an outsider's perspective on Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (so far)

March 29, 2010

Child Nutrition 

Senator Blanche Lincoln

Environmentalists Criticize Funding For Senate’s Child Nutrition Plan

Some environmentalists have decried the reallocation of funds from conservation programs to support child nutrition programs.

February 15, 2010

School Lunch Programs 

a school lunch with a hot dog, fries, pickles, beans and milk.

The Fight For Better School Lunches Continues

The announcement of Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative has re-invigorated the school lunch debate among bloggers and the mainstream media.

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