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

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

As support for better school nutrition grows throughout the nation, and as school districts are setting new healthy standards for snacks and other food sold at school, the ubiquitous school fundraiser has become a back door for junk food sales to kids.  One state even created an exception to the rules, allowing as many as four unhealthy food fundraisers per day.  See how policymakers are fighting back in this video from the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Food Project, a collaboration between the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

We don’t need to tell you that FarmRaiser provides a healthy alternative to junk food fundraisers, because you’re reading our blog.

Japhet Koteen

Japhet Koteen

Japhet is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Marketing at FarmRaiser.He believes in the power of good food and good business to change the world.
Japhet Koteen

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