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January 29, 2015
San Diego Hospitals Working To Make Their Food Tasty
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Jan

San Diego Hospitals Working To Make Their Food Tasty

Photo: Photo by Roland Lizarondo When you think of hospitals, tasty food doesn’t usually come to mind — whether it’s dining choices in the cafeteria or for patients — but hospitals throughout San Diego County are trying to change that reputation. Take San Diego’s Sharp Memorial Hospital, where chefs and cooks are working to dish out...
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Would Kids Eat More Veggies If They Had Recess Before Lunch?
29
Jan

Would Kids Eat More Veggies If They Had Recess Before Lunch?

Photo: Micheal Sears/MCT/Landov Schools are offering more and more healthy foods for lunch. And schools that participate in the National School Lunch program require students to choose a fruit and a vegetable side. Yet plate waste is a big problem in schools; as The Salt has reported, kids throw away anywhere from 24 to 35 percent...
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For the love of local
29
Jan

For the Love of Local

Food activist Joshna Maharaj says delicious Ontario-grown food is waiting for you—all you have to do is ask. Joshna Maharaj has a message for anyone who’s suffered the disappointment of hospital food. “Be angrier on that feedback form! Tell them exactly how you feel.” Problem is, she says, you get that feedback card after your...
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Big appetites for local food
29
Jan

Big Appetites for Local Food

What happens when you give Ontario school kids the choice to eat healthier locally sourced food? This past December, 270 grade sixes from neighbouring elementary schools descended on Guelph’s St. James Catholic High School, home of a groundbreaking local-food-focused hospitality program, to sample snacks cooked up by the high school’s hospitality students. For a whole...
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FoodShare, Good Food Cafe, Toronto, ON, GreenFuse photography / FoodShare, Good Food Café (Café à la bonne bouffe), Toronto, Ont., GreenFuse Photography
29
Jan

A Model for Healthy Food in Ontario Schools: FoodShare’s Good Food Café

Photo: Laura Berman, Greenfuse Photography Good healthy food for all – this is the mandate in which FoodShare bases all of their work. Working with communities and schools since 1985 to deliver healthy food and food education, FoodShare has a number of projects and initiatives that work to increase access to affordable high-quality fresh food....
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Tok embraces Farm-to-School with year-round greenhouse
29
Jan

Tok Embraces Farm-to-School With Year-Round Greenhouse

Photo:  Purple potatoes were picked in September. Photo courtesy Jason Fastenau. Culture is not just the shared ideas, values and customs of a group of people. Culture is cultivation, growth and improvement, and cultures are often built around food. A new greenhouse in Tok represents every meaning of culture. Gateway Greenhouse, built in 2013, is entering...
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