When Carl Warner looks at food he see possibilities. To him, broccoli are miniature trees that can create vast forests of connected treetops. To him, Italian parmesan cheese wheels are rugged, plunging cliffs.
The landscape photographer is famous for his foodscapes, and although although he sees the seriousness of his work, Carl Warner also appreciates the lighter side. It all started with Portobello mushrooms.
At Marin Academy, a high school in San Rafael, California, the county's private school kids were eating what we all should be eating: organic, locally grown, whole foods with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in their school lunches.
It's pretty safe to say that chocolate toddler formula would be part of this "toxic environment" which is described as "high-calorie, high-fat, heavily marketed, inexpensive, and readily accessible foods."
Unfortunately the conversation in Washington is about adding a few cents per school meal rather than the dimes and quarters that are needed. But if spent well and studied appropriately, the Child Nutrition Act can work.