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It’s Food Day — What Are Your Kids Eating Today? (School Lunch Check-In)

October 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Today is Food Day 2012,* last week was National School Lunch Week — so it seems like a good time to check in on what our kids have been eating in school. While our county public schools advertise all the right buzz words — whole grains! local produce! fresh fruit! — the menu could still [...]

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Tags: apples · food for thought · food politics · lunch box · school lunch · take action

Food Revolution Day

May 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Y’all know about Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, right? His television shows brought viewers into the front lines of the childhood obesity battle, and a battle it is when faced with a food industry that will spend millions in marketing rather than admit that chocolate milk is not, in fact, a health food. (Neither is Nutella, [...]

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Tags: around DC · events · food for thought

Eat Food. Real Food. Together.

October 24th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Happy Food Day! Yes, we just marked World Food Day about a week ago, but today is US Food Day — a day to celebrate real, good-for-you & good-for-the-earth food. It’s also Monday, so if you’d like to learn more about Meatless Monday, here’s a look back to our feature on NPR. As I thought [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · PSA · food for thought

Dye-Free for Purim and Every Day: Sign the FDA Petition

March 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Did you know that the E.U. requires warning labels on foods with certain artificial food dyes? And that American brands have adapted their foods for sale in Europe? It doesn’t seem so far-fetched, then, to ask why they aren’t making the same changes to the products sold here, right? Well it turns out some companies [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · food for thought · holiday · kids cook monday

10 Posts I Didn’t Write in 2010

December 30th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Before I pull together my own year-in-review for 2010, I wanted to share 10 posts I didn’t write in 2010, but wish I had. These are posts from the blogs that fill my feed reader, the ones I turn to throughout the year for support and inspiration. If you’re not already reading them, I hope [...]

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Tags: food for thought · food politics · foodblogs · foodietot faves