Happy Food Day! Today we might take a wakeful moment to give thanks to Mother Earth for nourishing us and our families over the centuries. It is a great day to consider what we put into our bodies and to take particular notice of the beautiful domino effect of supporting local food systems.
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution is cooking up more than home made meals from fresh ingredients. The show has already stirred up deeply seeded emotions about school food feeding systems... all before the first episode airs tonight!
The Child Nutrition Act, which expires Sept. 30, determines what more than 30 million children eat at school five days a week, 180 days a year, making school meals a critical entry point for improving children's health.