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Tips From TED on Sharing Our Stories

Christine Bader | Posted 09.14.2014 | Impact
Christine Bader

Last week I spoke at TED@NYC, TED's annual salon of six-minute talks. It was an honor to be on a TED stage, but the rehearsal the day before was perh...

The Ladies Who (Serve) Lunch

Anthony Romeo | Posted 09.08.2014 | Education
Anthony Romeo

In a world where we're taught that "good fences make good neighbors," we've clung to the irrational rationale that the highest fence must, then, be the best. We tend to lose sight of minutia.

Meatless Monday: What's For School Lunch?

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I remember school cafeteria food -- with a certain amount of horror -- but not actually eating it. What I remember was our lunch lady cashier, who was huge and mustached and who scared the bejesus out of me. Once, as I paid for lunch, I dropped a coin into my spaghetti.

Lunch Lady Ordered To Make Less Delicious Food

Posted 10.10.2012 | Home

Annika Eriksson, a school lunch lady in Falun, Sweden, has been told to dumb down her food a bit. Well-loved for baking fresh bread every day and offe...

The Food Network Broke My Heart

Martha Burk | Posted 01.27.2012 | Home
Martha Burk

The Food Network's popular reality series Chopped departed from its standard lineup of contestants this past week to feature an unusual group of chefs: lunch ladies.

Lunch Lady Guy to Do Virtual Storytime to Launch New Book

Rocco Staino | Posted 11.29.2011 | Books
Rocco Staino

To celebrate the launch of his new book, Jarrett J. Krosoczka is going to read his story, but the storytime will be viral. Each hour on the hour from 9 am to 5pm on Tuesday, October 11th, the author will read his new book to all who are logged onto his Ustream channel.