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!")Go read the rest...
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.
Monday, April 18, 2011
A fellow Grinnell alum starts a blog: Food Bitch, and covers the PB&J story at Chicago's Public Schools:
Posted by Bill Baar at 5:36 PM