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Why does school food matter? Kathleen de Chadenèdes, director of the Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative, explains how meals can make a difference and what can be done to change the way children eat. What is the School Food Initiative and what is your vision? The mission of the School Food Initiative is to empower ... READ MORE 

Video: Nadine Burke, “Wake Up!”

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No responsible parent would consider buying their kids cigarettes or vodka, but did you know that foods that are high in fat and sugar such as chips and soda could be just as addictive to their growing bodies? In this video, pediatrician Nadine Burke explains how a junk food culture is directly contributing to the ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Curt Ellis on FoodCorps

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How can we educate, inspire, and equip the next generation of food leaders? Curt Ellis discusses an innovative national service program called FoodCorps, and the important role young people play in transforming the food system from the ground up. Curt Ellis is executive director of FoodCorps and founder of the Brooklyn-based documentary and advocacy company ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Kate Adamick on Food Service

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Co-founder of Cook for America® Kate Adamick discusses the vital role food service workers play in creating a healthier school food culture, and feeding and educating the next generation. Kate Adamick, JD, is a nationally recognized expert in food systems who combines her skills as a both a lawyer and a professional chef to integrate ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Amy Kalafa on Parents Taking Action

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Parents play a crucial role in educating children about good food. Mother and food activist Amy Kalafa shares how parents, kids, and educators can join forces to create a school food revolution. Amy Kalafa has produced award-winning films, such as Two Angry Moms: Fighting for the Health of America’s Children, and is the author of ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Ann Cooper on Healthy School Food

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Young minds need healthy food in order to learn and grow. Chef Ann Cooper discusses the importance of bringing fresh foods and from-scratch cooking back into school meals. Chef Ann Cooper is a celebrated author, chef, educator, and enduring advocate for better food for all children. In 2009, Ann founded the Food Family Farming Foundation ... READ MORE 

FoodCorps

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Curt Ellis discusses an innovative national service program called FoodCorps, and the important role young people play in transforming the food system from the ground up. What is FoodCorps? Curt Ellis: FoodCorps is a nonprofit organization I started less than a year ago with six collaborators from across the food movement. What we’re trying to ... READ MORE 

Video: Michael Pollan, “School Lunch”

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This week is National School Lunch Week, a time to celebrate school lunch programs, raise awareness, and take action to create a healthier food culture for the next generation. Throughout October we’re featuring voices from the movement for better school food, such as parents, food service workers, and food activists. In this new video from ... READ MORE 

Michael Pollan, “School Lunch”

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Why are many school lunches high in salt, fat, and processed foods? Food journalist Michael Pollan advocates for a better menu for America’s children. (Read the blog post.) If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our award-winning PBS special, in the Nourish store.... READ MORE 

Parents Taking Action

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Parents play a crucial role in educating children about good food. Mother and food activist Amy Kalafa shares how parents, kids, and educators can join forces to create a school food revolution. Why should parents be concerned about school lunch? Amy Kalafa: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts that this generation of American ... READ MORE 
   
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