“Ritz” crackers should not count as a grain!

My mother recently forwarded this to me¬†http://gawker.com/mom-gives-kids-homemade-lunch-school-forces-them-to-ea-1466822586/@neetzanz Basically, a Mother in Manitoba was fined by her children’s because her home-packed, homemade, whole food lunch lunch did not include a serving of grains. Along with the fine, the school “supplemented” her children’s lunches with Ritz crackers to make up for the “lack” of a grain. There […]

Edible Schoolyard Project

I know this is not news, but we watched this in class a few weeks back and I think this is AMAZING. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qApx7O6phWo Of course, this project takes place in California. The wonderful climate there certainly makes this easier but I still think programs like this could (and should!) happen anywhere. I am a firm […]