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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 [...]

2020-08-21T18:58:11+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|

Escondido School District Commits to Good Food Purchasing Program

Escondido School District Commits to Good Food Purchasing Program Hoa Quach Times of San Diego The Escondido Union School District Board of Education recently voted to commit to the Good Food Purchasing Program, according to a press release. The Good Food Purchasing Program, locally spearheaded by the San Diego Food [...]

2020-08-17T18:58:52+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego County

Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sara Wacker, APR (858) 945-1104 Sara@SaraWackerAPR.com Escondido, Calif. (June 25, 2020) – On June 25, 2020, the Escondido Union School District Board of Education unanimously voted to commit to the [...]

2020-06-29T22:47:07+00:00June 29th, 2020|

Fund Connects Minority Farmers to Charities Serving the Hungry

Fund Connects Minority Farmers to Charities Serving the Hungry Carter Jones Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Farmers who operate small and mid-size farms that produce fruits and vegetables are sitting on crops that are ready to harvest, but have nowhere to sell them as farmers markets, schools, corporate cafeterias [...]

2020-07-17T16:27:53+00:00June 24th, 2020|

School lunch as we know it is over. But for school nutrition directors, the lessons keep coming.

School lunch as we know it is over. But for school nutrition directors, the lessons keep coming. Jessica Fu The Counter They overhaul their operations on the fly. They feed families now, too. And they’re reinventing lunch programs for the coming year with fewer workers, untold variables, and multimillion-dollar budget [...]

2020-07-09T20:59:36+00:00June 18th, 2020|
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