Showing entries tagged: 'child-nutrition'
I have a picture in my office of the signing ceremony of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Children Act of 2010. Everybody in the photo is happy and excited that a historic Child Nutrition reauthorization bill, one that included the biggest investment of new money to increase the nutrition standards of school meal programs, was being signed into law. But, it came at a price. Now, as Congress works to pass a new Child Nutrition Reauthorization will we be able to ensure that our kids continue to get what we paid for?Read More
After a couple of days working on produce capture in Fresno, I was off to DC for the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference sponsored by Feeding America and the Food Research and Action Council (FRAC), which brought together nearly 1,000 (!) anti-hunger advocates across the nation for networking, learning, practice sharing, and a day on the Hill.Read More