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Posts tagged school lunch

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 

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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 

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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.

March 15, 2010

Facebook For Foodies 

a screenshot of the main page of Facebook.

Facebook For Foodies: Ten Facebook Pages About Sustainable Food

Earth Eats has compiled a list of our favorite Facebook pages that are great tools for learning more about food and sustainability online.

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.

February 12, 2010

School Lunches 

Bowl of jambalaya

New Orleans Kids Help Reinvent School Lunches

While big names talk about our responsibility to better the diets of America's children, some of America's children are taking the responsibility on themselves.

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