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From Scratch School Lunches

Image by Rusinow, USDA, December 1941

School lunches in recent decades have become pretty disgusting.  Processed foods that aren’t even cooked at the school but instead bought from 3rd parties and brought in and only heated at the school kitchens.

Thank heavens there is change on the wind!  Read this great article from the NY Times about how schools in Colorado are making the switch back to from scratch meals and the challenges faced by the schools (that you might not think about – I know I didn’t!)…

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/17/education/17lunch.html?_r=3

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  1. Have you ever seen Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution??? it’s about bringing freshness to schools? Pretty cool… you can read about it here http://www.jamieoliver.com/us/foundation/jamies-food-revolution/school-food
    I think it’s amazing what parents let kids eat these days but I feel so old when I say that..LOL but seriously… does anyone establish limits anymore?

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