Monday, March 22, 2010

ACTION ALERT- Congress is getting ready to update the Child Nutrition Act.

Teacher training = No school + no lunch. So today's blog post is an:
ACTION ALERT. Support legislation to help schools serve healthier food! 

Over 31 million children rely on the National School Lunch program to provide nutritious and well-balanced meals. We are failing them deeply! Please take a moment to tell your legislators that children deserve to grow up to be healthy contributing adults. The Senate Agriculture Committee will begin marking up the bill this Wednesday, March 24, so your timely comments make a difference.

It's so easy, just visit Slow Food USA's Time For Lunch Campaign and fill out the takes 15 seconds.

Besides, my motto these days: You can't complain unless you are willing to do something about it!

Curious to what I would like the lunches to consist of I came across this journal. Definite food for thought: - creative lunch ideas for kids! Here's an example:

 OR how about:

Of course these kinds of lunches only appear in my dreams! We are far off from this type of quality but at least we are on the way there. :)

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