Monday, October 8, 2007

From Before the Birth of the Digest

9/6/07 - School Lunch Abroad - writer Deborah Madison tells an inspiring tale of visiting school lunchrooms in France's Loire Valley on a trip with the International Exchange Forum on Children, Obesity, Food Choice, and the Environment. Ms. Madison describes not only quality food and nutritious lunches, but also the pleasant eating environment and family-style service at the schools. Be sure to take a look at the comments at the end of her article--it's often where the interesting questions arise!

5/22/07 - Grow Montana reports on passage of a Montana Senate Bill that allows flexibility for direct purchase of local food product for institutions when it meets certain criteria for price and quality.