Archive | May, 2012

Chicago’s lunch ladies score big for students!

Recently I blogged about the demands of Chicago’s lunchroom workers. I’m pleased to announce that their advocacy resulted in a new contract that addresses their main concerns. In the agreement, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) committed to stop transitioning schools from cooking to “warming” kitchens with the exception of one school. Additionally, CPS will be soliciting input […]

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CSA 2012: Week 2 — Little White Orbs of Yum

More lettuce! We hadn’t even gotten a chance to get through all of our previous greens and now we have more! I’ll tell you everything’s official name at the bottom of this post. It’s a challenge to use up all the food and a reminder that if you eat seasonally, you will eat more healthy […]

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Parenting sucks sometimes

Henry Vilas Zoo; Madison, Wisconsin My son is struggling at school at the moment. He’s not listening, he’s throwing things, and he’s screaming at teachers and students. One of the directors even looked at me and asked point blank, “What’s going on with you guys?” Um, uncomfortable much?! It did come on quite suddenly (age […]

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