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French lawmaker is proposing all schools go vegetarian! • The Raw Food World News

… U.S., we have laws to protect adults or adolescents in the work place; yet, the USDA program to accommodate children with special dietary needs program does not consider religious beliefs as a part of the program.  In order to ask your school for accommodations, the program reports that you must supply a doctor’s note and focuses more on allergies.  Many schools are kind enough to accommodate, if parents reach out to the school, and some schools already offer a diverse menu where children …

Eating local, thinking global: L.I. chef and food activist Bhavani Jaroff | Long Island Report

… no options available to them on the campus meal plan. “They asked me to design a vegetarian meal plan and I started cooking as part of a work-study program,” Jaroff said. Before the program even reached second semester, it had already expanded from 75 students to over 125 students being fed daily. This would only serve as the beginning of Jaroff’s career as a chef and activist. Robert Brinkmann, a professor of sustainability studies at Hofstra University, met Jaroff while on the planning …

Pamela Anderson Praises Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Vegetarian Prison Meals – Breitbart

by BREITBART NEWS | 15 Apr 2015 | Pheonix, AZ PHOENIX (AP)—Some inmates at the Maricopa County Jail did a double-take after seeing actress Pamela Anderson serving their lunches. The former “Baywatch” star was in town Wednesday to help promote Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s all-vegetarian meal program. Arpaio says cutting meat from the meals served to the more than 8,000 inmates has saved an estimated $200,000 per year. The jail has been serving vegetarian meals for 16 months now. Source: Pamela …

New vegans explain their motivations and how easy or hard it is to eat differently – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… Berkey of Brewer is a former full-time chef (and one-time butcher) who adopted this style a year ago. “I don’t eat any oil, and I don’t eat anything processed, like Tofurky,” said Berkey, who trained in Europe and is a graduate of the culinary program at Case Western Reserve University. “I eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables. I do eat tofu occasionally.” Berkey, 59, uses substitutes such as water to stir fry and parchment paper for baking (no need to grease the pan). At the …

Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank Adds A Kinder Option For People In Need

Apparently $100 buys a lot of vegetarian food. “We’ve been amazed when we go shopping and we’re buying bags of rice and lentils, how much stuff we have in our cart for $100,” says Matthew Noble, director of the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank (TVFB), tells The Huffington Post Canada. The Toronto-based animal activist, along with other volunteers, just started the new program, motivated by what he sees as the lack of options for vegans and vegetarians at existing food banks in the city. …

Personal chef prepares sumptuous meal sans turkey

… wouldn’t love a private chef? Someone who can create an amazing meal to your tastes and specifications, shop for the ingredients and then clean up after? Cerilli, a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute Chef Training program, brings 16 years of culinary experience to her business as well as a passion for fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. She uses grass-fed organic meats when possible and supports sustainable and wild fish choices. via Personal chef prepares sumptuous meal sans turkey. …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A new technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The Washington Post

… through the nutritional analysis program The Post uses, because they’re usually sodium bombs. I don’t worry about that much when it comes to my personal cooking and eating, because I don’t have high blood pressure (or the genes for it), but I know that some readers — including some particularly vocal ones — do. They’re trying to lower their sodium intake, and I can’t blame them for that. via Weeknight Vegetarian: A new technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The …

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