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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+00:00October 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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, [...]

2018-10-31T18:43:49+00:00June 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+00:00April 13th, 2017|

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch Kristine Wong Civil Eats Emphasizing higher-quality meat and plant-based proteins has helped the California school district reduce its school lunches' carbon footprint, serve healthier food, and save money. Cash-strapped school districts that want to feed students healthy meals often find themselves [...]

2017-06-28T17:53:29+00:00March 9th, 2017|

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus Addie Broyles My Statesman One rainy day last fall, Anneliese Tanner scrolled through photos of sweet potatoes on her phone. The managers at some of the 114 school cafeterias under her watch in the Austin Independent School District were posting photos of the vegetables [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00January 24th, 2017|

Oakland Schools Embrace Good Food Plan

Oakland Schools Embrace Good Food Plan Rachel Trachten Edible East Bay Purchasing program bolsters nutrition, sustainability, and local sourcing Can public schools influence our nation’s food policy? They can, and San Francisco schools recently signed on to direct their substantial purchasing power toward healthy, local food. As this magazine was going to press, [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00November 16th, 2016|

School lunch menu is about more than taste, price

School lunch menu is about more than taste, price Anna Lappé San Francisco Chronicle When asked to picture a typical school lunch, most of us think of sad-looking chicken nuggets or soggy french fries. For many of the millions of public school students, that’s not far off mark. To transform what’s on kids’ [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00August 11th, 2016|
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