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Compost!

This week on Time For Lunch, Hannah and Harry are getting down and dirty in the smell, but essential world of composting. We hear from Jayne Merner Senecal of Earthcare Farm who is an exp...

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How Has a Year of Remote Learning Affected Childhood Nutrition?

Covid-19 put school lunch in flux, as cafeteria trays were reconceptualized as brown bags and meal boxes. USDA waivers freed school cafeterias from former limitations about who they can f...

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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 t...

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Lunch Interrupted! COVID-19 and Japan’s School Meals

This episode is part of a special series in collaboration with Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies, guest hosted by Gastronomica editorial collective member Jessica Carbone.

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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 o...

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Why are USDA Waivers Crucial to School Lunch Programs?

As millions of kids returned to school over the past month, one of the biggest questions was how to provide nutritious meals to them. It’s become an even bigger problem as many school sys...

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Back to School!

What do kids in Japan have for lunch at school? When in history were school lunches first served? Do you like to have pizza on Fridays? It’s that time of year where kids all around the wo...

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Nourishing Japan: Lessons from Japanese Food Education

Our guests are Alexis Agliano Sanborn and Chris Whittaker.  Alexis joined us on Episode 106 in 2018 to discuss the production of her new film “Nourishing Japan”. She is the producer and d...

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Dan Giusti: From Noma to the School Cafeteria

Join cohost Ethan and guest Dan Giusti to hear his fascinating story, going from Head Chef at Noma to the founder of Brigaid, transforming school food.

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Alice Waters, Kristen Essig and Krista Roberts at Slow Food Nations 2019

HRN’s Caity Moseman Wadler was lucky enough to sit down with Krista Roberts, the director of Slow Food Denver; Kristen Essig, the Chef and owner of NOLA’s Coquette; and Alice Waters, the ...