Archive | April, 2010

Guest Blogger: Meatless Monday

MEATLESS MONDAYS IN OUR SCHOOLS FOR OUR KIDS AND PLANET By Elizabeth Puccini I’m a Mom in the New York City Public School System, which serves 850,000 school lunches a day.  When my son started pre-K last September and I first took a look at the schools’ lunch menu, these were some of the meals […]

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Feedback and a sneak preview…

I’m looking for your thoughts. Since this blog has evolved into more than just a daily chronicle of school lunch at my school, I want your feedback on what you like, what you don’t, what you want more of and what you want to see less frequently. All comments that are personal attacks will be […]

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Guest Blogger: Homework and obesity **Updated**

**Update**Hello from Mrs. Q! Our guest blogger “Jack” emailed me with a comment and I invited him to write a longer piece with his idea. And so that is what it is: his idea. I like welcoming different perspectives to the blog. I love that this blog post has sparked many comments and little discussions. […]

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Open thread: Waste

With Earth Day having just passed, waste is an appropriate topic. I’m talking about food waste AND plastic and paper waste. It’s hard to see kids throw away parts of their school lunches. Sometimes it’s things they haven’t touched because there isn’t time to eat it and they just don’t like it. Not only is […]

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Day 66: pasta

Today’s menu: pasta with meat sauce, green beans, breadstick, banana, milk Delicious! I love pasta and the sauce has a uniquely appealing taste. Mr. Q asked me how it compares to a basic frozen pasta from a microwave meal. I think it’s better than a frozen meal, but Mr. Q finds that hard to believe. […]

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Guest Blogger: Another teacher steps up

Robert Courtemanche blogs as Teach_J at his site His blog focuses on teaching resources for journalism and media tech. teachers in secondary schools.  He has been teaching for 15 years and blogging for three.  I’ve been enjoying Fed Up With Lunch for more than a month now and answered the call to guest blog. […]

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Anonymity, ads, and Mr. Q

Anonymity revisited Thank you to the readers who support my anonymity. To those who are offended by my paranoia, well, it is what it is. If I get found out, the project collapses AND things get very hard for me professionally. However, when the project is over, I will out myself. I want control over […]

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Day 65: pizza

Today’s menu: pizza, carrots, fruit cup, milk Pizza. The end.

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