INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Speaks to Amie Hamlin, Executive Director of the Coalition for Healthy School Food

April 17, 2014 by  
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PS 244Q received a lot of attention last year when it became the first school in New York City to start  serving an exclusively vegetarian menu to its students. We recently got a chance to speak to the woman behind the switchover, Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy Schools , about how plant-based diets can benefit kids both physically and academically as well as what parents can do to change what their children are served in school. Read on for the full interview! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amie Hamlin , best foods for kids to eat , children’s health , Coalition for Healthy School Food , healthy food , healthy food for kids , healthy food nyc schools , healthy school food , healthy school lunch , school lunch , vegetarian school flushing , vegetarian school nyc , vegetarian schools

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8 Organic School Lunches That Can Be Prepared The Night Before

September 22, 2012 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Let’s face it: school day mornings can be pretty chaotic, and preparing a well-balanced lunch for your kid can add to the stress. The best way to ensure that you’re sending your kids packing with a nutritious mid-day meal is to prepare it the night before. From Mexican-themed wraps to vegetable muffins, we’ve rounded up eight of our favorite organic lunches that can be prepared in advance. Click through to see the whole list . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DIY , green parents , lunch boxes , muffins , organic food , parenting , recipes , sandwiches , school lunch , sustainable food , wraps

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A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

August 26, 2012 by  
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Does your kid’s packed lunch make the cut? Inhabitots offers up some school lunch tips sure to give you a jumpstart for the new year. From pre-planning lunch menus to sprucing up some nutritious lunchbox staples, you’ll love these innovative kid-friendly alternatives. Check out how to feed your kids healthy foods in an eco-friendly way and keep them interested, from fall to summer. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A Week of Healthy Lunch Options , back to school , Back to School Lunch , bento box , Eco-friendly lunch , Fall Back to School Lunches , Healthy Kid’s Lunch , Inhabitots , school lunch

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Romania’s Prefab PRISPA Solar Decathlon House Produces 20% More Energy Than it Uses

August 25, 2012 by  
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Romania’s Prefab PRISPA Solar Decathlon House Produces 20% More Energy Than it Uses

How Can We Get Schools to Foster Healthy Eating Habits?

November 29, 2010 by  
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Photo by Ezra Gregg via DC Central Kitchen/Flickr.com.

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Consumers, Meet Producers: Abe’s Market Lets Buyers Get to Know, Appreciate, Interact with Manufacturers

November 29, 2010 by  
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Image via Abe’s Market Do you ever wonder who makes the stuff you buy? Ever want that farmer’s market feel, where you connect with the source of what you’re buying, but for all the non-food goods in your life? That satisfaction is increasingly hard to come by, especially as we turn to the internet and major chain retailers for more and more of our shopping, but Abe’s Market is changing that.

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The Root of All Evil? White Potatoes Dropped From School Lunch Programs

November 5, 2010 by  
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Photo by Christian Guthier via Flickr.com . Guest bloggers Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer are co-founders of NaturallySavvy.com

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Ai Weiwei Courts Controversy on All Fronts

November 5, 2010 by  
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Photo: Clifford Coonan Ai Weiwei is the brave and controversial Chinese artist who has been running into trouble on all fronts lately.

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Happy Meals Banned in San Francisco

November 4, 2010 by  
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Photo: Christina Kennedy, Wikimedia Commons , CC Queue up another round of controversy for San Francisco — the city has just voted to ban the practice of marketing unhealthy food to children. Specifically, it has outlawed the practice of using Happy Meals or other similar toy-based promotions to sell foods proven to lead to childhood obesity.

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