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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 …

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices | Scoop News

Press Release from NZ Vegetarian Society | May 27, 2015 Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices Student film competition encourages sustainability, ethics and healthy choices School years are a time when young people are defining their beliefs, morals and values. It’s a common time for students to begin questioning their lifestyle choices, which can often mean their diet also. For the second year, in time for World Vegetarian Day, the NZ Vegetarian Society is running an …

Vegetarian restaurant Transformer in Fitzroy is Vegie Bar’s grown-up sibling with real style | Best of Melbourne | Melbourne Lifestyle | | Herald Sun

… fact, if loudmouths like me didn’t bang on about it, there’s a real chance you wouldn’t even realise this is a vegetarian joint. No proselytising, no PETA posters, no Smiths on the stereo. Just really good food. We’ve come a long way. Long before Ottolenghi made salads sexy, the Vegie Bar on Brunswick St was diligently prosecuting the meat-free agenda, though aimed at a core crowd of students, hand-knit beanies and the hung-over seeking redemption, and not a great deal has changed over …

“Vegetarian” Cocoa Puffs: Boston School Cafs on the Front Lines of the Food Wars – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly

By Susan Raab, Posted 18 March 2015 School lunch is big business, and the meals provided by school cafeterias are both critical for some students and challenging to fund for school districts that supply them. Debates have raged nationally for decades about which foods to serve, whether to supply hot meals as well as cold, and how to entice kids to make better food choices in the lunch line. First Lady Michelle Obama has made the fight to provide healthy meals in school her cornerstone …

Second Public School in the U.S. Goes Vegetarian | Ecorazzi

BY NATALIA LIMA FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Following the footsteps of a public elementary school in Flushing, Queens, another public school in New York City has decided to go vegetarian. The Peck Slip School in lower Manhattan announced Monday that it will only be serving students plant-based meals due to its benefits not only for the kids but the planet as well, becoming the second non-charter public school in the U.S. to do so. “We decided to implement the vegetarian menu because of the health …

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