Tag Archive: Kids in the Kitchen

Who Feeds Hungry Kids in Summer?

It’s a good question. According to the USDA, more than 22 million schoolchildren are eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the year through the National School Lunch Program, but during the summer, only 1 in 6 of those … Read more

A Slow Battle for the Young and Overweight

Recently published reports show declines in the rates of obesity among children in both urban metropolises and smaller cities and towns. Though preliminary and confined for the most part to three geographical regions—Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York City—the data … Read more

Ready for National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month? (We are!)

There are a lot of “designated” months. There’s National Book Month, National Diet Month, National Hobby Month, Prune Breakfast Month, National Soup Month, Fat Free Living Month, International Coffee Gourmet Month, Dried Plum Breakfast Month, Bread Machine Baking Month, National … Read more

Maybe that’s why they call it ‘seed money.’

National Nutrition Month may be over for this year, but let’s talk about our Kids in the Kitchen program, which is the recipient of a $75,000 award from Kashi as part of The Kashi REAL Project™, an initiative designed … Read more

Is there a food desert near your community?

Maybe. The fact is, millions of Americans live in what the USDA defines as a food desert: a low-income census tract whose residents have low access to a supermarket or large grocery store. (To see where the closest food desert … Read more