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L.A. Unified to ban the purchase of chicken raised with antibiotics

L.A. Unified to ban the purchase of chicken raised with antibiotics Teresa Watanabe Los Angeles Times Aiming to bolster student health, Los Angeles Unified and five other major urban school districts announced plans Tuesday to ban the purchase of chickens that have been raised with antibiotics. The action by the Urban School Food Alliance [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00August 31st, 2016|

A National Food Policy for the 21st Century: A memo to the next president

A National Food Policy for the 21st Century: A memo to the next president Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Ricardo Salvador, Olivier De Schutter Medium “Thanks to the productivity of our farmers, the United States has led the world in agriculture for generations. But it’s time to recognize that the challenges facing our food system [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00August 31st, 2016|

How One Groundbreaking Set of Rules is Changing the Food in L.A. Schools and the System Behind It

How One Groundbreaking Set of Rules is Changing the Food in L.A. Schools and the System Behind It Leilani Clark Civil Eats Daniel Blackwood has witnessed a couple of big changes since he started working as a delivery driver for Gold Star Foods, the food distributor for the Los Angeles Unified School District [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00August 31st, 2016|

San Francisco Joins the Good Food Movement

San Francisco Joins the Good Food Movement Erin Eberle Food Forward Farm Forward is thrilled to announce that we are a national partner of the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP), a comprehensive food policy developed by the Center for Good Food Purchasing that addresses local economies, treatment of workers, the environment, and [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00July 7th, 2016|

‘Good Food’ pledge could help Cincinnati

'Good Food' pledge could help Cincinnati Fatima Hussein  Cincinnati.com OVER-THE-RHINE  Local labor activists, farmers and food worker union members say a program established in California could be a model for Cincinnati publicly funded institutions to improve their sourcing practices. The Interfaith Workers Center is part of a group studying how to implement Cincinnati's version of the [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00July 5th, 2016|

San Francisco’s Schools Adopt a Good Food Framework

San Francisco’s Schools Adopt a Good Food Framework Eli Zigas Spur Many food service institutions in the Bay Area can point to items on their menu to show that they offer healthy, sustainable and fairly made food. But it’s often unclear how deep that commitment goes across the menu as a whole. San Francisco Unified [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00June 29th, 2016|

SFUSD wants its food suppliers to fork over meal sources

SFUSD wants its food suppliers to fork over meal sources Michael Barba San Francisco Examiner The vendors that supply food served at San Francisco’s public schools will be asked to fork over information on the sources of their meals and snacks under a resolution approved unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Education. The [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00May 26th, 2016|

Teamsters Support San Francisco School Board’s Adoption of Good Food Policy

Teamsters Support San Francisco School Board's Adoption of Good Food Policy Press Contact: Doug Bloch International Brotherhood of Teamsters (SAN FRANCISCO) – The Teamsters applauded a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Unified School District School Board yesterday evening to adopt a policy committing to the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP). The GFPP [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00May 25th, 2016|

Press Release: San Francisco Public School District Adopts Good Food Purchasing Program

San Francisco Public School District Adopts Good Food Purchasing Program Press Contact: Gentle Blythe San Francisco Public Schools May 25, 2016 (San Francisco, Ca)– The San Francisco Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP), a metric ­based framework and set of tools that guides organizations to direct their [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00May 25th, 2016|
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