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Dr. Janet Poppendieck speaking at the "Chefs Move to Schools" Initiative, part of the First Lady's "Let's Move" Program.
Dr. Janet Poppendieck speaking at the "Chefs Move to Schools" Initiative, part of the First Lady's "Let's Move" Program.

Preview: "Working Together to Fix School Food"

Author and national school nutrition expert, Janet Poppendieck, gives a lecture on the state of school lunches in the Potsdam middle school cafeteria Thursday at 7 pm. Poppendieck's presentation, "Working Together to Fix School Food," offers a persuasive vision of parents, teachers, administrators and food service staff, working to guarantee fresh, nutritious food for children as a regular part of the school day. Todd Moe spoke with Poppendieck about her call for school lunch policy reform and healthier food in cafeterias.  Go to full article
Janet Poppendieck signs a book at SUNY Potsdam.
Janet Poppendieck signs a book at SUNY Potsdam.

Anti-Hunger Efforts: Rethinking the Soup Kitchen

David Sommerstein talks with Janet Poppendieck, author of Sweet Charity: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement. She says the growth of soup kitchens and food pantries in the past two decades distracts activists and policy-makers from the root causes of hunger in the U.S.  Go to full article

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