A picture is worth a thousand words. And the folks at sweetgreen know it. They posted pics of school lunches around the world. How do American school lunches compare?
Children’s book author Jarrett Krosoczka’s lunch lady inspired him to write his Lunch Lady graphic novel series. Lunch ladies are heroes. Here’s why…
As summer comes to an end, school is just around the corner for children across the United States. For children enrolled in state schools, this typically means the return of unhealthy lunches that are best described as fast food: hamburgers, chicken nuggets, fried snacks, and sugary soft drinks. Yet school lunch programs can play a key role in reinforcing healthy eating behaviors by integrating such measures as school gardens, nutrition education, locally sourced organic food, and efforts that affirm the value of mealtimes.
A Chicago public school has banned homemade lunches. Students at the school are required to buy their lunch from the school cafeteria.
In the interview last night, Oliver talks about how he was banned from all of LA’s schools before his plane landed at LAX and how he’s handling this season without direct access to their cafeterias.