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School Lunch 2.0: Oakland Headed for an Overhaul

August 29, 2012 edible east bay magazine

On the ballot this November: an ambitious plan to overhaul Oakland Unified School District’s inadequate and antiquated school food system, which serves 6.5 million meals a year to 38,000 students, 70 percent of whom are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

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Oakland’s Farm Fresh Approach to School Food

March 3, 2011 edible east bay magazine

Oakland Fresh School Produce Markets brings fresh, local, seasonal food to students and their families at affordable prices, right after the school bell rings. The model program, currently in 12 elementary schools, is slated to start in 13 more next school year.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part Two

January 3, 2011 bay area bites

Highlights from the 2010 food news files: food security, new york food, animal food, sweet food, virtual food.

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