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School Lunch Reform’s Awkward Phase

Some of you may have noticed, others are oblivious, but something has likely changed with your childís lunch. I am strictly speaking about their school lunch if they are enrolled in one of the United …

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Packing Trash-Free Lunches

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy Thereís a running joke that nothing gets thrown away in our family. Initially, these values emerged from necessity: my Depression-era great-grandparen…

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Pizza is a Vegetable. Really Congress?

Shame on Congress. Those of us who still doubted it now have irrevocable proof: this country is a corporate tyranny that only postures as a republic. How else would elected officials obey food industr…

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How to Start a School Lunch Revolution – Book Giveaway!

  We are giving away a copy of Lunch Wars: How to Start a Food Revolution and Win the Battle for Our Children's Health by Amy Kalafa! Read this excerpt and leave a comment for your chance …

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Celebrate School Lunch (Michael Pollan Video)

This week is National School Lunch Week, a time to celebrate school lunch programs, raise awareness, and take action to create a healthier food culture for the next generation. In this new vid…

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School Lunches Suck: So What Are You Going to Do About It?

Looking over the monthly lunch menu from my sonís public school, I quickly realized that nothing much has changed in the few decades since parents and nutritionists alike have sounded the alarm over t…

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SnackTAXI’s Make It Easy To Pack A Sustainable Lunch

Eating out, whether you're a college student or a mother of three, is expensive and wasteful. Families who want to cut back on their unnecessary expenses usually start packing lunches instead of buyin…

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Annie’s Joins The Fight For Better School Lunches

In early 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed long-overdue upgrades to the nutrition standards for meals served through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs as p…

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School Lunch In A Bento Box (with videos)

It is said in Japan that when you eat from a bento lunch prepared by a loved one, the preparers feelings for you are transmitted through the food. Lovely! As the school year gets underway, nutritio…

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10 New (School) Year Resolutions

As summer vacation comes to an end, for many of us, thoughts turn back towards school.† Late August to early September feels as much like a beginning to me as January 1st.† It's that school year r…

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