Tag Archives: Food Justice

Fighting the Summer Meal Gap with Food Stamps

On average, 70 percent of San Diego County children who receive free meals during the school year aren’t showing up to claim summer lunches provided by local school districts with funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. | Photo Credit: … Continue reading

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Local Farmers Help San Diegans Connect to Their Roots Through Agriculture

Robin Taylor of Suzie’s Farm and Ralph Achenbach of the International Rescue Committee in San Diego talk with KPBS Evening Edition host Peggy Pico about community-supported agriculture. By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh and Peggy Pico Eating locally grown produce is … Continue reading

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Soft Drink Labeling Bill Goes Flat

By Kenny Goldberg The proposed measure called for all 12-ounce sugary drinks with more than 75 calories to carry a warning label. The label would have said sweetened drinks contribute to obesity and diabetes. Business groups lobbied hard against the … Continue reading

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Crafting a Vision for SD Unified’s Future

Students, teachers and administrators came to Crawford High School for the Vision 2020 Forum with San Diego Unified School Board members and administrators. | Photo Credit: Adam Ward By Adam Ward This story appeared in the April issue of City … Continue reading

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Una Visión del Futuro del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego

Estudiantes, maestros y administrativos acudieron a la Preparatoria Crawford para el Foro Visión 2020 dirigido por miembros y administrativos de la Junta Directiva del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego. | Foto por Adam Ward Por Adam Ward Bajas expectativas, … Continue reading

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La Preparatoria Hoover Entra en Calor a Través de una Competencia de Cocina

Aprendices de chef de la Preparatoria Hoover de City Heights participaron recientemente en la Competencia Teen Iron Chef. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life Por Staff Estudiantes de artes culinarias de la Preparatoria Hoover estuvieron cocinando—literalmente—el 6 de febrero … Continue reading

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Hoover High Heats Up in Cooking Competition

Chefs in training at Hoover High School in City Heights took part in a recent Teen Iron Chef Competition. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Staff Hoover High culinary arts students were cooking – literally – on Feb. … Continue reading

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City Heights: ¿Desierto Alimenticio?

Murphy’s Market en la Avenida Fairmount no es tan grande como Alberstons o Vons, pero cuenta con un variado surtido de hortalizas frescas, productos secos y otros comestibles. | Foto por City Heights Life Por David Ogul Click here to … Continue reading

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City Heights: A Food Desert?

Murphy’s Market on Fairmount Avenue is not nearly as large as an Alberstons or Vons, but it is packed with fresh produce, dry goods and other groceries. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By David Ogul Haga clic leerlo … Continue reading

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Pro Kids Explore Suzie’s Farm with Savor San Diego

In City Heights, the non-profit Pro Kids organization uses golf as the hook to involve more than 1,500 children with various types of learning, including healthy eating and fitness. Fieldtrips are favorites, and on this episode of Savor San Diego, … Continue reading

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