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July 17, 2015
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Ask Not What Your Lunch Lady Can Do For You….

I had an illuminating chat recently with four ladies in our central administration office who have the responsibility – along with the cafeteria staff in each school – for feeding the over 8200 students in the Chatham County, North Carolina … Continue reading

March 27, 2014
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North Carolina DHHS Secretary’s Obesity Fix: Let’s Move the Vending Machines Somewhere Out Of Sight

I recently attended the North Carolina Institute of Medicine Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit in Raleigh and had the pleasure of hearing our state’s Secretary of Health and Human Services explain to the audience of childhood obesity prevention experts that … Continue reading

November 27, 2013
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Feast Days

I’m sort of dismayed when I stand in the supermarket check out line this time of year and see headlines trumpeting “recipes to slim down your Thanksgiving” or “light takes on classic Thanksgiving recipes.” This year I found most of my … Continue reading