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Improving School Lunch Programs

As an educator of health and wellness, I get really excited when I read about organizations and programs that are making a difference in our world by reducing food waste, educating people on nutrition, working to improve school lunches and finding other innovative ways to improve our food systems and our health. 683 more words

Whole Body Health

The Daily Caller Is Totally Wrong About Michelle Obama’s School Lunches 

A study in misrepresentation

The data used in the Virginia Tech study ends in 2007 — five years before the first round of new school lunch standards went into place, three years before Congress passed the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, and two years before Barack Obama was officially sworn is as president. 119 more words

Food Policy

Join the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch on October 13th!

Offices, organizations, restaurants, and businesses are invited to join schools across Wisconsin in celebrating National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally grown apples on… 69 more words

Events

What is Farm to School?

Farm to School is a nation-wide program that provides early childhood education to cultivate healthy eating habits by exposing children to healthy local foods, cooking lessons, taste tests, gardening, field trips, and more. 239 more words

Health And Wellness

Green Mountain Farm-to-School hiring Executive Director

Newport, Vermont

Job Opening: Executive Director

Status: Full-time, permanent

Position Description

Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) seeks a dynamic, passionate, experienced nonprofit leader who will grow our efforts to strengthen local food systems in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. 277 more words

New England

Fresh, local strawberries coming to seven Metro Schools cafeterias in May

Metro Schools is bringing more local, fresh produce to student lunches. The district has expanded its Farm to School pilot program during the strawberry harvest season as part of its U.S. 449 more words

News

Praying Mantises by SB&LM

Today we let go of our baby praying mantises. We put them in our greenhouse in the carrots and lettuce plant bed. Then, we put them with the broccoli and peas outside in the garden. 65 more words