Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Meatless Mondays and Other Innovations in Baltimore


Friday, October 9, 2009

School Nutrition Programs Get a Boost

The Senate has sent a bill to President Obama to expand funding for the Child Nutrition programs (among others). School food looks to be getting $1.9 billion in extra funding, more than even the School Nutrition Association was expected as of this summer. Part of this includes new kitchen equipment, but most will likely go to fund the increased number of free and reduced price lunches.

More can be found at http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20091009/us_nm/us_food_usa_congress

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Michelle Obama pitches gardens on Sesame Street

The First Lady is doing her part again, this time taking her gardening and healthy eating message to the television shows that kids watch.

Reuters reports that she will be on the season premier of Sesame Street pitching gardening to kids. Tune in on November 10, 2009.