January 2014 Links of the Month

School Lunches

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/02/us/urban-schools-aim-for-environmental-revolution.html?ref=michaelwines&_r=0 initiative to boost compostable lunch plates (hat tip Judith)

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/saving-school-lunches/Content?oid=3783761 initiative in Oakland to reduce waste in school lunch program (hat tip Judith)

http://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=12380 some ideas for communicating with the kids and promoting healthy eating

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/12/04/248511038/these-days-school-lunch-hours-are-more-like-15-minutes the challenge of the short lunch break