One of these initiatives is Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” a television show airing on ABC highlighting the fact that America's kids deserve better food at schools and that Americans need to start making more fresh healthy choices to deal with the obesity issues we face. He also believes we need to keep cooking skills alive among children, school cooks and at home. Jamie recently received a TED Award to view his Talk click below
You can also sign a petition to support Jamie Oliver's “Food Revolution”. Jamie hopes to take his petition to the White House after the TV series airs, to show The President and First Lady how many people across the country really care about this and ask for their support.
Jamie Oliver “Food Revolution”: http://www.jamieoliver.com/campaigns/jamies-food-revolution
The Child Nutrition Reauthorization legislation, is currently winding its way through Congress. Now is the time to tell your Senators and Representatives that we want healthy meals for school children. Now is the time to ask for enough money to do the job right and start feeding Americans kids a healthy school lunch. Click below to email your legislator about this important issue through the Time for Lunch campaign.
Click below to read a public school teachers blog about her experience eating school lunches for a full year.
Mrs. Q’s Blog: http://fedupwithschoollunch.blogspot.com/
Click below to read an article about the letters Columbia 3rd graders recently sent to their elected officials about the lunch program they participate in.
Columbia Tribune Article: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2010/mar/31/lunchtime-laments/