Wednesday, September 29, 2010

SFUSD nutrition committee update

SFUSD school meals on CNN: http://tinyurl.com/369j3ru

And for those who want to join the effort towards better school food, the Student Nutrition and Physical Activity committee will meet on Thursday October 7th, 3:30-5pm in the board room at 555 Franklin Street. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

3 comments:

  1. But oh we have such a long way to go. I've noticed that the predominant color of SFUSD lunches is beige with hints of orange. My kid will eat it once or twice a month, but she usually refuses and thinks most of it is gross and too hot.

    Check out this video about what French kids get: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6902333n&tag=contentMain;contentBody/

    It's somewhat disheartening when you consider what a lousy food culture we have.

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  2. the middle and high school choices are better, with sandwiches, soups, salad bars, and fresh hot meals in addition to the wrapped and heated stuff.

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  3. Parents in France pay $5-6 for their school lunch and the government picks up the cost for anyone who comes up short. Our governemnt pays $2.74 for a school lunch, and that has to include the very high cost of labor. You get what you pay for.

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