October 24th is Food Day 2015 

October 19, 2015 / All, Farm-to-school / Comments: 0

Food Day 2015 is almost here. It’s a day of inspiration, action, and personal and political change and you are hereby invited to be part of it. Every October 24, thousands of events bring people together to celebrate and enjoy real food and to push for improved policies. The theme for this year is “Toward […]

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Farm to school works! 

October 15, 2015 / All, Farm-to-school, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

After a few years of experience with farm-to-school programs across the country, there is enough data for academic researchers to demonstrate with replicable studies what you already know in your heart: kids eat more healthy food in schools with farm-to-school programs. Read more on the USDA site. For us, this reinforces our belief that teaching kids […]

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From Pew Trusts: Are School Fundraisers a Back Door for Junk Food?

September 10, 2015 / Family and Community Health, Farm-to-school / Comments: 0

The ubiquitous school fundraiser has become a back door for junk food sales to kids. See how policymakers are fighting back in this video.

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