Recommended Reading

More Children Eat Fruit in School, Study Shows

New York Times
March 4, 2015

A recent Rudd Center study finds students eating more fruit and throwing away less food. (Photo: Jesse Millan via Flickr) 

101 Facts That Make Us Hopeful About the Future of Food

Food Tank
February 25, 2015

Food Tank highlights signs of progress across the food system. 

How can governments support healthy food preferences?

The Lancet
February 26, 2015

An infographic outlines opportunities for schools, food producers, retailers, and individuals. 

'Hands-in-the-Dirt' Learning

Education Week
February 18, 2015

How can we strengthen the impact of garden-based learning?  

Nutrition panel urges Americans to eat green

USA Today
February 19, 2015

A federal nutrition panel releases new recommendations, and encourages Americans to consider the environmental impact of their food choices.  (Photo: mamichan via Flickr) 

CSA is Rooted in Black History

Mother Earth News
February 13, 2015

A closer look at the history of community supported agriculture in the American South. 

Recipe for Independence

Paste Magazine
February 1, 2015

Essay: "How My Son Taught Himself to Cook (and How I Let Him)" (Image: Olga via Flckir)  

5 School Nutrition Issues to Watch in 2015

The Pew Charitable Trusts
January 27, 2015

Five opportunities for school lunch progress in the year ahead. (Photo: USDAgov via Flickr)