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Mara Fleishman
November 7th, 2014
This is a debatable question for sure; one that I used to think was a no-brainer. Yes, if parents are loud enough and demanding enough then eventually it  will happen, but that is not the most efficient or pleasant process for either side. The problem is that changing a school food program is no easy feat. In particular, it requires understanding and consideration of many nuances that...
Amelia Bird
October 31st, 2014
At his last stop at Arthur Ashe Charter School, Farmer Ben Burkett was still eating watermelon after visiting three schools and witnessing six hours of watermelon festivities. He ducked under an oak tree branch, took a bite, and watched a tangle of...
Alice Waters
October 27th, 2014
First Lady Michelle Obama sends a message to the delegates at Terra Madre (above), thanking them for working to “promote healthy eating and good nutrition in our families and communities.”   The global gathering...

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