The push to clean up the crappy school lunches that assault the bodies of our kids is on. And thankfully, kids are guiding some of these changes. Check out what the Healthy Schools Campaign is doing:
Today, March 2, Christie Vilsack [National Honorary Co-chair of Cooking up Change 2010 and wife of Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack] will speak at a Capitol Hill briefing on the future of school food along with Cooking up Change National Honorary Co-Chair Karen Duncan, HSC founding executive director Rochelle Davis and the student chefs of Tilden Career Community High School, winners of the Cooking up Change healthy cooking contest. Attendees at the briefing will have the chance to try the healthy, tasty school lunch that the students created. The meal will also be served in the House of Representatives cafeteria that same day. [Read more from this HSC blog post]
Check out the Healthy Schools Campaign for more info and to get involved.