About Tanya Kerssen

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Tanya Kerssen has created 35 blog entries.

Feeding the Future: Redefining the Student Dining Experience in Austin, Texas

Feeding the Future: Redefining the Student Dining Experience in Austin, Texas Lindsey Bradley Green Schools National Network What comes to mind when you think of food in school? For many of us, our perceptions reflect childhood memories or misconceptions. Today, school districts across the country are shifting their efforts to innovate the student dining [...]

2021-02-09T23:23:58+00:00January 29th, 2021|

Alameda County Passes Resolution Bringing “Good Food” to Correctional Facilities

Alameda County Passes Resolution Bringing “Good Food” to Correctional Facilities Contact: Katie Ettman, SPUR kettman@spur.org Alameda County, Calif. (January 26, 2021) — Jail food is notoriously terrible. A recent report by Oakland-based nonprofit Impact Justice exposed how millions of people in the prison system are subjected to undernourishment, fed an unhealthy diet linked to [...]

2021-02-02T23:14:15+00:00January 26th, 2021|

Local Food Producers May Get Priority In Alameda County

Local Food Producers May Get Priority In Alameda County Bea Karnes Patch.com The Good Food Purchasing Policy is touted as a way to boost the local economy while increasing the quality of food. ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — Alameda County prisoners may soon be able to indulge their inner foodies. Alameda County Supervisors plan [...]

2021-02-02T23:45:56+00:00January 25th, 2021|

Good Food Buffalo Coalition Hosts Farmers & Legislators Forum

Good Food Buffalo Coalition Hosts Farmers & Legislators Forum Event announcement: The Good Food Buffalo Coalition is working to bring institutional market opportunities to small farmers in New York State. Institutions in New York State and around the country are being celebrated for innovative new approaches to increase their local food purchasing from small [...]

2021-02-04T18:40:46+00:00January 23rd, 2021|

3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021

3 Retail Food Trends To Watch In 2021 Errol Schweizer Forbes Welcome to 2021. As former V.P. of Grocery at Whole Foods, I helped roll out the trend forecasting “trend” several years ago and I love how it’s been picked up and improved by more retailers and industry heavyweights. Retail buyers know their stuff, [...]

2021-02-02T00:44:22+00:00January 19th, 2021|

Youth Leading the Way with Good Food Buffalo

Youth Leading the Way with Good Food Buffalo We had a lot of fun talking with students in Buffalo Public Schools about what they care about regarding good school food. The students we talked to are leading the way in their understanding about where school food comes from. They know what food they [...]

2020-09-03T21:42:15+00:00September 3rd, 2020|

City and County of San Francisco Pass Good Food Purchasing Ordinance

City and County of San Francisco Pass Good Food Purchasing Ordinance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Ettman, SPUR kettman@spur.org San Francisco, Calif. (August 21, 2020) — The City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a landmark ordinance this month to introduce standards and goals for food [...]

2021-02-02T23:48:00+00:00August 21st, 2020|

City Councilor Michelle Wu Launches Plan for a Boston Green New Deal and Just Recovery

City Councilor Michelle Wu Launches Plan for a Boston Green New Deal and Just Recovery Beacon Hill Times Staff Beacon Hill Times Special to the Beacon Hill Times Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu has released a city-level Green New Deal (GND) and Just Recovery plan for Boston, a framework for [...]

2020-08-21T21:30:43+00:00August 19th, 2020|

Good Food for All: San Francisco Hospitals and Jails Commit to Improve Food Purchasing

Good Food for All: San Francisco Hospitals and Jails Commit to Improve Food Purchasing Katie Ettman SPUR Two years after beginning an assessment of their food purchasing practices, the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Public Health will start aligning these practices with standards aimed at improving the [...]

2020-08-18T20:30:15+00:00August 14th, 2020|

Animal Wellness Applauds San Francisco for Landmark Food Procurement Policy

Animal Wellness Applauds San Francisco for Landmark Food Procurement Policy Animal Wellness Action EIN Presswire In a unanimous vote, the City and County of San Francisco has introduced standards and goals for food purchasing by the Department of Public Health and Sheriff’s Department in hospitals and jails that promote more [...]

2020-08-17T18:53:23+00:00August 13th, 2020|
Load More Posts