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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|

School Lunches Across the U.S. May Be Moving Towards Healthy Organic Food

School Lunches Across the U.S. May Be Moving Towards Healthy Organic Food Anna Lappé Alternet When you picture school lunch what comes to mind? Gooey pizza and floppy French fries, or fresh organic produce and chicken raised without routine antibiotics? My guess is the former. But thanks to advocates around the country, someday it [...]

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

Food Justice is About Workers

Food Justice is About Workers Amy Frykholm interviews Jose Oliva The Christian Century Jose Oliva is the codirector of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, which aims to improve wages and working conditions for “all workers across the food chain.” The FCWA recently helped develop a Good Food Purchasing Policy, a set of standards that [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00January 17th, 2017|

This is Our Moment: Time to Amplify the Energy of the Good Food Movement

This is Our Moment: Time to Amplify the Energy of the Good Food Movement Ricardo Salvador Union of Concerned Scientists 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 [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00January 17th, 2017|

Designing A Renewable Food System

Designing A Renewable Food System Paula Daniels Stanford Social Innovation Review Thousands of organizations seeking food system change have pointed out the negative environmental and societal consequences of our current system, which many say is propped up on “too big to fail,” hyper-efficient production. The often quoted, Nixon-era agricultural mandate of “get big [...]

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

The Good Food Movement- A Force That Can’t Be Stopped

The Good Food Movement- A Force That Can't Be Stopped Ricardo Salvador Union of Concerned Scientists I recently teamed up with my good friend Mark Bittman—all-around food expert extraordinaire—to cook a delicious stew of beans and greens and chat about healthy eating in the United States. It isn’t like we don’t have abundant scientific [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00December 20th, 2016|

Good Food Rising

Good Food Rising Anna Lappé Earth Island Journal When you picture school lunch what comes to mind? Gooey pizza and floppy French fries, or fresh organic produce and chicken raised without routine antibiotics? My guess is the former. But thanks to advocates around the country, someday it may just be the latter. Every year [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:58+00:00December 4th, 2016|
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