CALIFORNIA’S KIDS DESERVE HEALTHY LUNCHES. HERE’S HOW BETTER FOOD CAN SAVE THE PLANET.
- The Sacramento Bee
- December 18, 2019
Remember that moment as a kid in the school cafeteria eating delicious food? Yeah, we don’t either. Not to pick on tater tots and hockey puck-like burgers, but for far too long we’ve been feeding our kids food that is harmful to their health and our planet.
Yet here’s a candle in the dark: California has the opportunity to provide healthier and climate-friendly alternatives with Assembly Bill 479, groundbreaking legislation that proposes to expand access to plant-based food in the state’s public schools. The state Assembly voted 63-12 in support of the bill, championed by Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys). It is now under consideration in the state Senate, where it deserves swift approval.GO TO STORY