This page is dedicated to people and organizations who are making an effort to improve the way we eat. From small local changes to big nationwide crusades, these guys get the thumbs up in our book!
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YUM-O! empowers kids and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking.
Say hello to springtime with this delightful, wholesome meal!
Far Eastern flavors add an exotic touch to tender steak and noodles.
This catch of the day is reading for dipping!
This is the easiest ever (and super delicious!) lamb supper – it can even be prepared as a make-ahead meal!
Louie's Kids raises money to identify and invest in a variety of high-impact interventions, such as activity-based memberships, sports and physical conditioning opportunities, camp experiences and counseling for overweight and obese children. It's the only organization in the country whose mission focuses specifically on the treatment of childhood obesity through a range of programs that span physical activity, nutrition, diet and ongoing support coupled with intensive assessment of outcomes and effectiveness.
Read more about how Louie's Kids is fighting obesity...one child at a time.
Responding to a growing concern about her students lack of physical activity and awareness about healthy foods, teacher Troy Lynn Lavigne was inspired to attend Head Start's "I Am Moving, I Am Learning" (IMIL) training to teach her kids about healthy eating to get kids moving and thinking about nutrition. She completed her training through Choosy Kids, the National Training Team for Head Start.
Find out how how Choosy Kids has helped Troy Lynn's students and their families and how you can bring Choosy Kids programming to your school!
Cambridge, MA-based CitySprouts' mission is to develop, implement and maintain beautiful, resource-rich school gardens in collaboration with public school communities. Integrated into the curriculum, their gardens inspire teachers, students and families with a deep, hands-on connection to the food cycle, sustainable agriculture and the natural environment.
Learn more about their school garden program, after-school programs and internships, as well as how you can integrate garden-based education programs with your public school curriculum.
Mom and "mother hen" Leslie Smith Grant started the Chickin Feed company to address an issue that busy parents and kids face every day: how to teach and remind each other what kind of healthy foods they should be eating. She first came up with the simple Chickin Feed Tracking Board, and now the company is off and growing with other helpful products like the Chickin Feed Primer and Chickinware.
Learn more about how the Tracking Board and Chickin Feed's other products can help you eat right and have fun doing it!
After learning that uneaten food at restaurants and buffets is almost always thrown out, Florida sixth grader Jack Davis decided to see if he could make a change. Read how he put his social studies lessons to work to benefit the homeless and others in need of nourishing meals.
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