Chef Ann Cooper is trying to change the way kids eat school lunch. If your school cafeterias were anything like mine there wasn’t a whole lot of difference between getting your food from the cafeteria and getting your food from a gas station. They feature mostly the same fare: prepackaged microwaveable food products like chips [...]
At Youth Farm kids “do everything from seed to harvest” and then they get to cook and eat what they have grown. Its a camp devoted to developing youth that uses food and nature as tools to teach kids life skills and give them a hands-on experience of growing and cooking (and eating) food. Daniel [...]
In August, Illinois passed unprecedented legislation to make the local, in-state food economy a viable and stable one.