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By Ang Jordan | Published: August 27, 2010
On August 25 the Senate passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act; the House will take up the bill after summer recess, and is under pressure to pass the measure before the current Child Nutrition Act expires September 30. Although the proposed legislation does not do everything advocates – including Michelle Obama – had desired, it [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 20, 2010
Charlie’s U-Pik Dickerson Sawmill Road Lucedale, MS 39452 (601) 947-9661 firstname.lastname@example.org OPENING DAY: Saturday, May 29 PRODUCTS Open for pick-your-own for about six weeks during the summer. Bell Pepper, Corn (yellow, white & Bi-Color), Okra, Onions, Pickling Cucumbers, Pink-eye Purple Hull Peas, Slicing Cucumbers, Squash (limited availability), Sunflowers, Speciality Peppers, Zucchini, Eggplant, Snap Beans, Roma [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 2, 2010
Went to the market yesterday. It was back in its usual location; I hadn’t realized that it was moved last week in conjunction with Mobile’s Earth Day festivities. Vendors had: cabbages, lettuce, bunching onions, yellow squash, strawberries, turnip greens, turnips, peanuts, walnuts, honey, goat cheese, seafood, jellies, wine and vinegar, baked goods, handmade soaps and [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: February 8, 2010
Did you know that a Young Readers Edition of The Omnivore’s Dilemma was released last fall? It’s aimed at grades seven and up, and is a shortened version of the original. A 13 year old reviews it at Civil Eats. I recently bought a copy for my niece.
By Ang Jordan | Published: January 26, 2010
As the parent of a child who will be entering kindergarten this coming fall, I’m in a position to be newly conscious of the quality of food in schools. Here are several items of interest: At Chews Wise, Sam Fromartz points to the blog of former reporter who spent a week in Washington, D.C. schools [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: January 12, 2010
At the Civil Eats blog there’s a lengthy piece on Ensuring Every American Child Has Access to Healthy and Affordable Food (originally posted at the Livable Future blog). An important goal, certainly, and in the midst of it comes an extremely touching statement from a child about the time he spent at the White House [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: June 10, 2008
Don’t forget to get cash. Don’t forget to stop at the bank once you’ve forgotten to get cash. Don’t forget your check book if you’re going to forget the cash. Don’t take a three year-old. If you do take aforementioned three year-old, don’t mention that the place you’re going after picking berries is the beach. [...]