The Renegade Lunch Lady Celebrates Her 65th Birthday

Chef Ann Cooper still firmly believes that school lunches should be made from whole, fresh ingredients—and they should be delicious.

Free, Sustainable School Lunch for All, a Pledge from Alice Waters

Alice Waters is advocating for a ‘‘free, sustainable school lunch for all students.’ Despite advances in school food, there remains a stigma around school lunch. Waters believes this can change through better food education and stronger procurement policies.

Opinion | Foodservice Corporations Should Choose People Over Profits

The Community Coalition for Real Meals wants to reorient the food business model away from “Big Food” and toward “Real Food”—food that supports producers, equity, and the environment.

Mara Fleishman: School Food as “More Than Filling Bellies”

Mara Fleishman, CEO of the Chef Ann Foundation, tells Food Tank about her inspiration, her work helping schools adopt cook-from-scratch programming, and her vision for the future of school food in America.

Rebel Ventures: "Eating is one of the first parts of life where we can have some control"

Youth-run Rebel Ventures have spent the last 18 months developing Rebel Crumbles, which is now being served across all 235 public schools in Philadelphia. Meet the team behind the first-ever school product made by kids, with kids, and for kids.