Tag Archives: Food Justice

Residentes musulmanes en San Diego solicitan que los comedores escolares ofrezcan menú halal

Los almuerzos escolares están nuevamente en el reflector este verano ya que los distritos están tratando de cumplir con las nuevas reglas de nutrición. Mientras tanto, los residentes musulmanes en City Heights están solicitando que los comedores escolares ofrezcan alimentos … Continue reading

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Summer Food Program Aims to End Food Insecurity for Children

By Brooke Binkowski When the school year ends, hunger begins. Nearly 1 in 4 children in San Diego County rely on school food programs to get a daily meal — higher than the national average. That means that when school … Continue reading

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Muslim Residents Call for Halal School Lunches

School lunches are back in the spotlight this summer as districts try to comply with new nutrition rules. Meanwhile, Muslim residents in City Heights are calling for school cafeterias to offer foods that fit their religious guidelines. | Video Credit: … Continue reading

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Voces: Movimiento Para Cambiar las Opciones Alimenticias en las Escuelas

El Equipo Momentum para la Justicia Alimenticia de Mid-City CAN se reunió con el Director de Servicios Alimenticios del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego, Gary Petill (en cuclillas, camisa azul y corbata) y el Fideicomisario Richard Barrera (camisa celeste, … Continue reading

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Voices: A Move to Change Food Options at Local Schools

The Mid-City CAN Food Justice Momentum Team met with San Diego Unified Food Service Director Gary Petill (crouching, blue shirt and tie) and Trustee Richard Barrera (light blue shirt, hands folded) on March 24 at the Revere Center. Team member … Continue reading

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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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