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Posts tagged school lunch

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.

February 7, 2011

School Lunch 

Kids Leaving A School Bus

How Parents Can Influence School Nutrition

The Charlotte Mecklenburg School System in North Carolina has stopped serving fried chicken and French fries in their school lunches. What about your school?

November 23, 2010

School Lunch 

Michelle Obama Laughs With Kids

Michelle Obama’s Salad Bar Could Eclipse Sloppy Joe In Cafeterias

Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?

September 29, 2010

Veggie Snacks 

Baby carrots

Carrot Vending Machine A Success With Ohio Teens

Skeptics are eating their words. Junk food is out of school vending machines and carrots are in.

September 28, 2010

School Lunch 

school lunch

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 

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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.

August 18, 2010

School Lunch 

school lunch tray with healthy food

Your Top 12 Tips: Back-To-School Lunches For Healthier Kids

Earth Eats fans weighed in with their two cents about how to put healthier food choices (that they will actually eat!) into your kids' lunchboxes.

August 6, 2010

Child Nutrition 

U.S. Capitol Building

Senate Passes Historic Child Nutrition Act, Hurdles Remain

On Thursday, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Child Kids Act passed by unanimous consent in the Senate.

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 28, 2010

Childhood Obesity 

The Massachusetts State Senate chamb

MA Senate Passes Bill Ousting Junk Food From Schools

The House and Senate of Massachusetts passed a bill last week banning the sale of junk food in public schools.

July 22, 2010

School Lunch 

Hundred-dollar bills

Sodexo Fined $20M For School Meal Fraud

Food service giant Sodexo settled with the state of New York over complaints that it had been overcharging public schools for five years.

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."

June 25, 2010

School Food 

Tom Colicchio

Bravo’s Top Chef Tries Hand At School Lunch

Celebrity chefs taking on the challenges of school lunch is becoming a bona fide trend!

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 17, 2010

School Lunch 

bagel dog, tater tots, fruit cup and cookie on a school lunch tray

Interview: Anonymous Teacher “Mrs. Q” Is Fed Up With School Lunch

"Mrs. Q" is an anonymous elementary school teacher in the Midwest who has resolved to eat school lunches every day in 2010 and document her experience.

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.

March 26, 2010

Food On Television 

Jamie Oliver on David Letterman

Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” Debuts To Mixed Reviews

Chef Jamie Oliver's new television show, "Food Revolution," premieres tonight on ABC, but the show has already met with cynicism from comics and critics

March 26, 2010

Social Media For Foodies 

laptop computer and peanut butter cookies

44 Top Twitter Accounts All Eco-Foodies Should Follow

Earth Eats rounds up a big list of some of our favorite tweeters that we've grown to love in our time on Twitter.

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