Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food

2018-05-25T22:13:18+00:00

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food Jill Harkins The Philadelphia Citizen The LA-based Center for Good Food Purchasing helps districts and governments lead the way in buying healthy food. [...]

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food2018-05-25T22:13:18+00:00

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System

2018-05-30T22:25:08+00:00

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System Leah Galitzdorfer CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute The nomination of our nation’s new Secretary of Agriculture is imminent—likely to occur over [...]

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System2018-05-30T22:25:08+00:00

Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food Purchasing Program for City of Chicago

2017-12-08T15:49:18+00:00

NEWS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 CONTACT: Rodger Cooley Chicago Food Policy Action Council cfpacinfo@gmail.com 773-354-2091 Colleen McKinney Center for Good Food Purchasing cmckinney@goodfoodpurchasing.org 206-920-0945 Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food [...]

Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food Purchasing Program for City of Chicago2017-12-08T15:49:18+00:00

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias

2018-05-31T04:22:19+00:00

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias Emeline Posner In These Times As the movement for a local and ethical food system continues to gain traction, school [...]

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias2018-05-31T04:22:19+00:00

Chicago Public School Board Votes to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Policy

2017-06-28T22:00:30+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jose Oliva, 773.612.2559  Rodger Cooley, 773.354.2091, cfpacinfo@gmail.com   CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO ADOPT GOOD FOOD PURCHASING POLICY The fourth school district in the country to adopt such a policy, [...]

Chicago Public School Board Votes to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Policy2017-06-28T22:00:30+00:00

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it’s making a comeback

2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it's making a comeback Howard Blume L.A. Times For more than a year, one of the foods Los Angeles students like best has been all but [...]

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it’s making a comeback2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch

2017-06-28T17:54:22+00:00

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch Kristine Wong Civil Eats Emphasizing higher-quality meat and plant-based proteins has helped the California school district reduce its school lunches' carbon [...]

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch2017-06-28T17:54:22+00:00

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus

2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus Addie Broyles My Statesman One rainy day last fall, Anneliese Tanner scrolled through photos of sweet potatoes on her phone. The managers at some [...]

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00

Oakland Unified School District Adopts the Good Food Purchasing Program

2017-05-18T19:48:28+00:00

Oakland Unified School District Adopts the Good Food Purchasing Program Center for Good Food Purchasing Staff On November 30, the Oakland Unified School District School Board voted unanimously to adopt a resolution committing [...]

Oakland Unified School District Adopts the Good Food Purchasing Program2017-05-18T19:48:28+00:00

Already a Leader, OUSD Ups Ante on Feeding Students

2017-05-18T19:48:28+00:00

Already a Leader, OUSD Ups Ante on Feeding Students Kate Williams Berkleyside On Oct. 26, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will officially commit to a set of sustainability- and health-focused food purchasing standards for [...]

Already a Leader, OUSD Ups Ante on Feeding Students2017-05-18T19:48:28+00:00

Oakland Schools Embrace Good Food Plan

2017-05-18T19:48:28+00:00

Oakland Schools Embrace Good Food Plan Rachel Trachten Edible East Bay Purchasing program bolsters nutrition, sustainability, and local sourcing Can public schools influence our nation’s food policy? They can, and San Francisco schools [...]

Oakland Schools Embrace Good Food Plan2017-05-18T19:48:28+00:00