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|

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|

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|

Celebrating a Brand New State-of-the-Art School Kitchen

Celebrating a Brand New State-of-the-Art School Kitchen Vincent Matthews SF Examiner The other day I enjoyed a truly delicious lunch with food from many different cultures. There were multiple entrees to choose from: Oven-fried rice with egg rolls, crunchy tacos, caprese salads, and fresh turkey sandwiches. Sides included organic tomato [...]

2019-10-30T20:59:25+00:00October 21st, 2019|

How Are San Francisco Schools Doing on Their Commitment to Better Food?

How Are San Francisco Schools Doing on Their Commitment to Better Food? Katie Ettman SPUR Lots of restaurants, private companies and public institutions say they source food ethically, provide healthy options and honor fair labor practices. But few can point to third-party verification certifying their claims. The San Francisco Unified [...]

2020-01-10T20:11:37+00:00August 15th, 2019|

Eating Organic Can Help Reduce the High Cost of Cheap Food

Eating Organic Can Help Reduce the High Cost of Cheap Food Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle San Francisco Chronicle As a farmer and researcher dedicated to a healthier and more sustainable food system, we often are asked how good food can be made cheaper and more affordable. Given the staggering [...]

2019-05-20T22:03:40+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Good Food Rising

Good Food Rising Jonathan Baldoza Food First What kind of world do we want to live in?  This was the question that resonated throughout the evening of Monday, October 24th in “Good Food Rising: Celebrating Cities, Schools, and Communities Supporting the Good Food Movement,” organized and hosted by Real Food Media in partnership with [...]

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

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|
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