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What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment?

What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment? Anna Lappé and Jose Oliva The Nation From LA to Cook County, local governments are using their purchasing power to transform the food system. Eleven billion dollars. That’s the total tally of the national school-food program in [...]

2018-05-25T22:13:09+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

Chicago Food Policy Action Council applauds Cook County adoption of Good Food Purchasing Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Rodger Cooley, Executive Director May 16, 2018 cfpacinfo@gmail.com Mobile: 312-354-2091 Chicago Food Policy Action Council applauds Cook County adoption of Good Food Purchasing Program New measure will ensure transparency in food systems and generate millions in revenue for local farmers, food-based businesses, and communities CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Today, the Chicago [...]

2018-05-16T21:45:11+00:00 May 16th, 2018|

Chicago is Leading the Way Toward a Good Food Future

Chicago is Leading the Way Toward a Good Food Future Kristine Sherred Civil Eats When Leslie Fowler asked America’s largest chicken producers to increase their supply of antibiotic-free poultry, they gave her “the Heisman hand” and turned down the chief nutrition and facilities officer for Chicago Public Schools (CPS). But [...]

2018-05-30T22:15:39+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food Jill Harkins The Philadelphia Citizen The LA-based Center for Good Food Purchasing helps districts and governments lead the way in buying healthy food. Can we get Philly schools on board? The School District of Philadelphia recently eliminated all iceberg lettuce from its lunchroom [...]

2018-05-25T22:12:46+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System Leah Galitzdorfer CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute The nomination of our nation’s new Secretary of Agriculture is imminent—likely to occur over the three days prior to Friday’s inauguration, according to Vice-President-elect Mike Pence. As my colleague Nora Gilbert and I recently [...]

2018-05-30T22:25:01+00:00 March 27th, 2018|

Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food Purchasing Program for City of Chicago

NEWS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 CONTACT: Rodger Cooley Chicago Food Policy Action Council cfpacinfo@gmail.com 773-354-2091 Colleen McKinney Center for Good Food Purchasing cmckinney@goodfoodpurchasing.org 206-920-0945 Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food Purchasing Program for City of Chicago New measure will ensure transparency in food systems and generate millions in revenue for [...]

2017-10-11T20:42:24+00:00 October 11th, 2017|

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias Emeline Posner In These Times As the movement for a local and ethical food system continues to gain traction, school food is slowly but surely becoming a focus in the fight for change. School districts serve lunch to 30.4 million [...]

2018-05-31T04:15:28+00:00 August 5th, 2017|

Five Models for Local School Food Procurement

Five Models for Local School Food Procurement Maggie Tauranac EcoCentric: GRACE Communications Foundation Getting local food into a public school system's meal program seems pretty much like a no brainer. The practice would boost local economies and support smaller-scale farms. It would likewise reduce the environmental impacts related to wide-range [...]

2018-05-31T04:34:06+00:00 July 18th, 2017|

Chicago Public School Board Votes to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jose Oliva, 773.612.2559  Rodger Cooley, 773.354.2091, cfpacinfo@gmail.com   CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO ADOPT GOOD FOOD PURCHASING POLICY The fourth school district in the country to adopt such a policy, the Good Food Purchasing Program will shift nearly $80 million annually in public procurement dollars toward food that is sustainable, [...]

2017-06-28T18:35:02+00:00 June 28th, 2017|

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it’s making a comeback

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it's making a comeback Howard Blume L.A. Times For more than a year, one of the foods Los Angeles students like best has been all but absent from school menus. Last month, high school students, with two entree choices at lunch, were offered an oven-baked drumstick [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00 April 13th, 2017|
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