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13-Year-Old Care2 Member Petitions School for More Vegetarian Lunch Options

Elly Kirk, a 13-year-old at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte, North Carolina, takes a lunch with her to school each day. Elly chose to stop eating meat about two and a half years ago she tells me, re…

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5 Resources for Packing a Better Lunch

Now that the school year is officially in full swing, do you need some school lunch ideas to spice up your kid's lunch box? Here are some places to find school lunch inspiration! Even if you don'…

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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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