It’s almost Labor Day, and that means a new school year is about to begin, or has just begun for many school children. Perhaps as a parent of a young child you are wondering what new ideas to help encourage them to eat a nutritious lunch, and also expand their developing food palettes.
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The milk scandal that began in China in 2008 has served another ruling: Zhao Lianhai, the father of a toddler who became ill after drinking the milk containing the chemical melamine was sentenced yesterday to 2 1/2 years in prison for inciting social disorder.
November 30, 2010 For children living in poverty and going to school in central and northeast Missouri, there is something to look forward to at the end of the week…their buddy pack. Nondescript backpacks are filled at the local food bank with food and snacks by volunteers. The program started just 5 years ago in […]
For our family, teaching kids the value of food begins at a very age: 2
Being a mom is really connected to feeding your kids”, says Sarah Gilbert, a stay-at-home working mom, referring to the importance of food in raising children.
Obesity is a serious public health concern that science has not been able to control. This video shows a promising experimental treatment that may pave the road toward an effective treatment in humans.
Operating with only a shoestring budget, a local chapter of Food Not Bombs provides a working model for communities around the nation to help fight hunger and reduce the damaging effects of income inequality.
January 30, 2011 Food waste is a big subject and one that has been getting some notice as of late – especially with the help of such writings of Jonathan Bloom. A nationwide ecumenical nonprofit ministry, the Society of St. Andrew, has focused on changing the growing tons of wasted food into fresh food made […]
A field of shimmering sunflowers, a flock of hungry birds feeding and farmer Don who shares some of his stories.
Head Start provides preschool children of low-income families with healthy foods and fulfill other needs.
In Oregon alone, 20 regional food banks, and 950 local agencies are involved in distributing food to those in need. And, it’s not nearly enough. 25% of the state’s populace are receiving food stamps, and many of those are children.
Chef Kurt Michael Friese, owner and publisher of Edible Iowa River Valley, writes about the importance of school gardens and what children may learn from doing so.
This video was shot for the School Garden Project of Lane County, a local non-profit that works with elementary school children to create a school garden.
A chef shares her delicious hot wintry carrot soup. A Head Start program introduces young children to carrots.
Billions of dollars of food service corporation profits from the national school lunch program may come at the health and welfare of public school children.
The focus is on farm fresh fruit. Homemade School Lunch Ideas for Young Children. A Visit to a U-Pick Farm and Marketing Outlets for Small Farmers.
Know Thy Food buyer’s club began in 2008, when Rebecca Andersson realized they wanted to have more control over the food they were feeding their children.
In this story, 2 working parents strive to put healthy food on the table for their family. It’s not always an easy task.
This post is under construction. A new video player will be added shortly. December 6, 2010 update: The House of Representatives just approved the “Healthy, Hungry Free Kids” act that includes a provision mandating $50 million in a competitive grants program (through USDA) to fund additional local sourcing of food from community farmers, help educate […]
December 03, 2010 Also known as the Child Nutrition Act, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S3307) was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday. The good folks at Farm to School share this: “The House of Representatives today [12/02/2010] approved the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S. 3307), paving the way for President Obama to sign […]