The Kids Table: Beyond Plain Pasta and Chicken Fingers
This week on Meat and Three take a seat at the kids table, we promise to serve more than plain pasta and chicken fingers. Beyond the brightly colored boxes and school lunch trays, our team explores pressing questions surrounding the regulations and safety of ‘kids foods’.
Why are School Lunch Programs in Danger of Losing Funding?
This week, we have an update on school lunch, as we mark one year of Covid-19’s impact on our food system. Jessica Fu from The Counter is back to explain some unexpected ramification of the USDA waivers that made school lunch free for all children under 18.
Does COVID-19 Make a Stronger Argument for Universal School Lunch?
Last month, FERN.org (The Food and Environment Reporting Network) reported that “school meal programs have lost more than $483 million so far during the pandemic.” What exactly is going on here, and why does this situation make the case for universal free school lunch?