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Free for all : fixing school food in America /

"How did our children end up eating nachos, pizza, and Tater Tots for lunch? Taking us on an eye-opening journey into the nation's school kitchens, this superbly researched book is the first to provide a comprehensive assessment of school food in the United States. Janet Poppendieck explor...

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Main Author: Poppendieck, Janet, 1945-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Series:California studies in food and culture ; 28.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: In search of school food
  • School food 101
  • Food fights : a brief history
  • Penny wise, pound foolish : what's driving the menu?
  • How nutritious are school meals?
  • The missing millions : problems of participation
  • Hunger in the classroom : problems of access
  • Free, reduced price, paid : unintended consequences
  • Local heroes : fixing school food at the community level
  • Conclusion: School food at the crossroads.