Archives for the ‘Food & Nutrition’ Category

Warm Up With Hot Chocolate

Dec 2nd, 2016 • Category: Recipes

As hot cacao spread to Europe, it was drunk only by the upper class as it had to be imported from America. Now, people of all classes can drink hot chocolate to warm themselves and satisfy their hunger.

What Does It Take to Serve Up Food Justice?

Jul 15th, 2015 • Category: Food & Nutrition, Nation & World

In areas that have few grocery stores, the only options around may be fast food and convenience stores that only sell high-fat, high-sugar snacks. The food justice movement seeks to make sure everyone has access to healthy foods and knows what goes into making a nutritious meal.

Recipe: Locrio de Salami (Dominican rice and salami)

Sep 3rd, 2014 • Category: Recipes

Try making this delicious, traditional dish from the Dominican Republic.

Michelle Care: Is it Going Anywhere?

Jul 30th, 2014 • Category: Food & Nutrition

Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative aims to help kids be healthier. This program encourages kids to exercise, eat right, make dinner, drink plenty of water and break up TV time with jumping jacks.

Would You Like to Have a Food Co-op Near You?

Mar 11th, 2014 • Category: Food & Nutrition

The difference between a co-op and a regular supermarket is that co-op members make the decision of what foods to buy and how to purchase and distribute them.

“We Can’t Survive on $7.25”

Sep 13th, 2013 • Category: Food & Nutrition

In August, fast-food workers throughout the country went on strike again for a living wage and the right to unionize.

The Edible Schoolyard: Where Students Grow Their Own Food

Sep 13th, 2013 • Category: Food & Nutrition

At PS 216, the Arturo Toscanini Primary School, students and teachers have the opportunity to work in their schoolyard garden.

From Farms to Factories

Mar 12th, 2013 • Category: Food & Nutrition

What the rise of factory farms has meant for animals and factory farm workers.

Grow Your Own Tomatoes!

Mar 12th, 2013 • Category: Food & Nutrition

A step-by-step guide to your own indoor windowsill garden.

Childhood Obesity Rates Drop in U.S. Cities

Feb 9th, 2013 • Category: Food & Nutrition

Healthier habits in school cafeterias may be reducing childhood obesity rates.