Monday, April 18, 2011

Food Bitch

A fellow Grinnell alum starts a blog: Food Bitch, and covers the PB&J story at Chicago's Public Schools:
Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away--like the Chicago of my childhood--"home-made" almost always meant "superior," both nutritionally and gustatorily. In fact, most food-industry mavens still seem to agree, judging from the plethora of putative "home-made" claims plastered all over seemingly factory-made products. (Sometimes the more honest among them simply suggest, "Tastes like home-made!")

One school in Chicago, however, has bucked this tradition: the Little Village Academy, a K-through-8th-grade public school, now bans home-packed lunches.
Go read the rest...

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