What I’m reading this week…
Miracle worker in the school kitchen — Private school chef in Chicago makes federally reimbursable school lunches for $3 each.
This Week in School Food News (Better DC School Food) — Ed’s summary, which is great and I like how he blames pop for obesity.
Adventures in School Lunch (Wendolia) — A food blogger/mom ate school lunch with her son! Honest and fair critique.
Another great school lunch (Jackie’s School Food Blog) — UK school lunch (as contrast to the above)
School Lunches: Scratch Cooking is Possible (What’s Cooking with Kids) — Video of a chef visiting a central kitchen
Investigation Reveals How Food Industry Rebates Thwart Healthy School Meals (The Slow Cook)
Michelle Obama Plants Kitchen Garden For Spring: Boxed Beds, Beets…And A Book (Obama Foodorama)
Families Turn Out for a School Garden Raising (The Slow Cook)
How to build My 50 Dollar Greenhouse (The Door Garden) — I totally want to do this now!
Food and Politics
Farm Bill 2012 (Civil Eats) — This is going to be a big one later this year and the next.
Health Foods Replace Junk Food at the Cash Register (Feed our Families blog) — check out the photo!
Say No to Artificial Food Dyes (Feed our Families blog) — sign the petition!
Economics of Obesity (Obama Foodorama)
Breakfast is Not So Gr-r-reat When Your Only Option is Frosted Flakes (Civil Eats) — regarding the “share your breakfast” promotion with Kellogg’s
Free Our Food (Civil Eats) — genetically modified has not been studied enough.
Crocheted Apple Cozy (Steamy Kitchen) — perfect for my lunch!
Are whole grains making us fat? (The Sweet Beet) — provocative, what do you think?
Hundreds Of NYC Schools Use Dirty, Dangerous Heating Oil (NY1) — Yuck!
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