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    OUSD food lab ignites students’ passion for cooking

    Amani Griffin and Destiny Ndubuisi arrived at the Oakland Unified Schools District’s Central Kitchen in West Oakland on Tuesday to cook recipes that reminded them of home.  For Griffin, it was a peach cobbler recipe that her grandmother taught her. Ndubuisi prepared a dish inspired by jollof rice, a popular food in Nigeria, his birth country. They walked away with so much more, including newly discovered passions for cooking, and job and internship offers in the culinary arts.  As the winners of the school district’s inaugural food competition, their creations will be served to OUSD’s 35,000 students during the upcoming   Read More

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    Free lunches available for Decatur students | Food and Cooking

    Guy and Rose Scovill built this beautiful Chinese-inspired in the 1920s and 1930s. It was deeded to the Decatur Park District in the 1940s.  Clay Jackson DECATUR — Free Summer Food Service Program meals will be distributed at park and school locations across Decatur this summer. The program is offered through the Decatur Park District and Illinois State Board of Education. The park district and the Children’s Museum of Illinois will also provide free mobile STEAM programs following lunch on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. STEAM stands   Read More

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    Vegan students plan for Turkey Day without the turkey | The Avenue

    After a semester of ramen noodle packages and Chipotle runs, a home-cooked meal is sometimes all college students look forward to. But for vegans and vegetarians, Thanksgiving looks a little different: Turkeys are traded for tofu, mac and cheese is replaced with vegan alternatives and mashed potatoes are made with plant-based milk.  Vegans and vegetarians often encounter dinner-time challenges when home for the holidays, as their families whip up the traditional Thanksgiving dishes full of butter, meat and cheese. The plant-based lifestyle may often leave vegans feeling teased, awkward and hungry.   For Christina Speros, a 19-year-old nutritional sciences sophomore at   Read More

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    Vegetarian students say dining court options are limited | Campus

    After dining courts shifted to takeout-only this fall, students with specific needs say they face fewer options than in years past. Each dining court provides a set number of meal options. Students swipe their PUID, choose which option they want and get in the respective serving line. With between four and six lines in every dining court, only one is dedicated to providing vegan options. These options are even more limited than in the past. In previous years, students could mix and match what they wanted to eat. This fall they must pick from one of several pre-planned plates. Moreover,   Read More

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    Council Rock Students Plan Virtual 5K To Benefit Food Pantry

    NEWTOWN, PA —Council Rock North students are working to help feed the hungry within the local community. The school’s S.H.A.R.E.(Students Helping Area Residents) organization will hold a virtual 5K fundraiser for the Wrightstown Food Cupboard. The virtual event is Sept. 26 event, which coincides with Hunger Awareness Month. “It would be great to have our community come together to bring attention to this important cause, which has only been exacerbated by the COVID crisis, while also participating in a fun, heart-healthy (and socially distant!) activity,” organizer Katie Daniels shared on Patch. All donations will go towards the Wrightstown Food Cupboard,   Read More

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    Local restaurant recipes star in Marion student’s recipe book for kids

    Elizabeth Low has grown up watching her mother cook. Seeing her whip up food like bread, stir fry and dumplings for her and her three older brothers inspired her own love of cooking and led her to want to share that love with other kids. “I just gained so much experience and skills from (learning to cook), once I had the basic skills I could go wild with whatever I’m making, and it’s so fun,” Low said. The Linn-Mar senior is creating a recipe booklet filled with recipes from local restaurants and her own family as part of the Herbert   Read More

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    Celebrity chef offers free cooking summer camp to benefit FIU hospitality students | FIU News

    Have you ever dreamed of sharing a pizza with television show host and celebrity chef Rachael Ray? What about cooking with actress Valerie Bertinelli? You know you would never pass up the chance to whip up some mac and cheese with Food Network’s Bobby Flay. Well, you can have all those experiences and many more thanks to a new and free summer program, which partly benefits students at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Parents who are pulling their hair out trying to find ways to entertain their children this summer with educational or at least non-video game   Read More

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    Farm Stand Brings Healthy Food to Brownsville Students

    Teacher Renee Cook asked her students this year to list problems in their Brownsville neighborhood. “The majority of the students mentioned that they don’t have healthy foods and fresh foods, so I thought that was interesting coming from a second grader,” she told NY1. What You Need To Know Seeds in the Middle is a nonprofit that helps schools promote healthier lifestyles. The organization helped bring a farm stand to a school in a Brownsville neighborhood with few healthy options. They hope to expand to ten farm stands around the city. A program called Seeds in the Middle, co-founded by   Read More

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