Recommended Reading

The New Performance Enhancer in High School Sports? Nutrition

The New York Times
May 12, 2016

High schools place nutrition at the center of their sports programs. (Photo: Famartin via Wikimedia Commons)

USDA, Advocates Condemn Final House School Food Bill

The Lunch Tray
May 19, 2016

Advocates speak out against the House’s CNR bill. (Photo: Glyn Lowe via Flickr)

A Review of the Benefits and Limitations of Urban Agriculture

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
May 20, 2016

A new report collects research on the impact of urban agriculture. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)

School lunch menu is about more than taste, price

The San Francisco Chronicle
May 16, 2016

San Francisco USD considers adopting the Good Food Purchasing policy. (Photo: Bread for the World via Flickr)

Children in Farm Communities Pay a Steep Price for the Food We Eat

Civil Eats
May 10, 2016

A new report highlights the impact of pesticides on children in farming communities. (Photo Philip Halling via

When All Kids Eat for Free

The Atlantic
May 9, 2016

School officials speak out in support of community eligibility. (Photo: Bread for the World via Flickr)

School Money: The Cost of Opportunity

May 1, 2016

NPR takes an in-depth look at school funding. (Photo: Thatcher School Milton via Wikipedia)

Real Food Films

Real Food Media
May 12, 2016

Watch the winning shorts from the 2016 Real Food Films contest.

Youth for Healthy Schools responds to House Nutrition Bill

Youth for Healthy Schools
May 2, 2016

Young community organizers take a stand on the House CNR bill. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)

Playgrounds for All

The Atlantic
April 29, 2016

Pilot programs open schoolyards up to the local community. (Photo: Kevin Krejci via Flickr)