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$4.5 Million Awarded for Farm to School Programs

The 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act has made the promise of healthier school lunches more of a reality, as will new initiatives that support locally-sourced, minimally-processed foods to be deliver…

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Local School Lunches

As the school year gets underway, you might be grappling with how to make sure your kids continue to eat healthy, sustainable and local foods once they go back. With your schedule getting busier, you …

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Bring the Farm to the School

As the school year gets underway, many parents are no doubt dreading the usual barrage of requests to sell fundraising items for their child’s school, most of which are neither healthy, environmentall…

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Lunch Encounters of the Third Kind (2 videos)

"Lunch Encounters of the Third Kind" was shot in my daughters' public school lunchroom. This short spoof on the original film's mashed potato scene raises awareness about the quality of school lunches…

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Thanks, Michelle :)

Good to know, thanks

...guess I'll be encouraging my spouse to eat more apples?!

Lots of stuff you shouldn't flush. I knew about all these.