USDA unveils new standards for school lunches

Last Wednesday, January 25th, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the USDA’s new standards for school meals, the first such change in fifteen years. The new regulations, set to phase in over a three-year period beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, significantly increase the requirements for fruits, vegetables, and whole grains […]

Links: National Food Day!

It’s National Food Day today! Here are some links to ideas and events happening around the country. Check out the Food Day Website Food Day Resources How to participate in Food Day For advice from some of our favorite bloggers, check out these ideas from Nourishing Thoughts‘ Maggie LaBarbera and the Food Network‘s Toby Amidor. […]

Countdown to National Food Day!

National Food Day is just around the corner, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has plenty of ideas for those who want to participate. First of all, for those of you seeking to raise awareness of Food Day in your area, consider this social media training webinar, hosted by CSPI’s Food […]

Celebrate National Food Day!

Have you heard about National Food Day on Monday, October 24th, 2011? Food Day is a grassroots event aimed at mobilizing people around the country to work together to advocate for healthy affordable food, produced in a sustainable, humane way. It’s a great opportunity for everyone – kids, parents, teachers, food service, principals, and superintendents […]