School Lunch Toolkit Resources

Links and resources cited in our School Lunch Toolkit

 

Animal agriculture is a major greenhouse gas emitter:
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015009/pdf

A driver of deforestation:
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/65505/6316-drivers-deforestation-report.pdf

A driver of species extinction:
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/5/e1400253.short

20 times more greenhouse gas emissions:
http://www.wri.org/blog/2016/04/sustainable-diets-what-you-need-know-12-charts

Dairy-free drink option:
http://www.pcrm.org/health/healthy-school-lunches/nslp/offer-nondairy-milk-in-schools

Meatless Monday:
http://www.meatlessmonday.com/meatless-monday-k-12/

Foodservice Director sample letter:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vH_v-nJANoXRI1FGCrCqHhfe6N7eGjKkqBn2p3ZhH90/edit

Foodservice Director concerns:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tKimxSSV_4&feature=youtu.be

Plant-forward recipies:
http://www.thelunchbox.org/programs/plant-forward-initiative?tab=plant-forward-recipes

Plant-based recipies:
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/59d1440029f1874f709cc95b/t/59d292be59cc68d3d9242811/1506972373371/K12+Recipes.pdf

Friends of the Earth recipies:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18iYon5EzUSs_0Goo91D102AV0GCjDKDe?usp=sharing

Short video for meeting:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVJv91n39Q8

Resource packet (toolbox): URL TO COME

Chef Ann Foundation email:
info@chefannfoundation.org

One Meal a Day email:
info@omdfortheplanet.com

Friends of the Earth email:
climatefriendlyfood@foe.org

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine email:
hschoollunches@pcrm.org

School Board Member letter:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lPRMB8OHYtU9zyntBZ8lJqpHsIDNxv-NRDgql1k6Y8E/edit

Chef Ann Foundation’s Parent Advocacy Initiative:
http://www.chefannfoundation.org/for-parents/parent-advocacy-toolkit

Educational materials:
http://www.thelunchbox.org/programs/plant-forward-initiative/?tab=tools-and-resources

Good Food Purchasing Standards:
https://goodfoodpurchasing.org/program-overview/#standards

California State Resolution:
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/03-04/bill/asm/ab_0001-0050/acr_16_bill_20030619_chaptered.pdf

New York State Resolution:
http://nyassembly.gov/leg/?default_fld=&leg_video=&bn=J03971&term=2003&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Floor%26nbspVotes=Y&Memo=Y&Text=Y

Hawaii State Resolution:
https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2008/Bills/SCR84_SD1_.pdf

Oakland Unified School District success story:
https://1bps6437gg8c169i0y1drtgz-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/webiva_fs_2/FOE_FoodPrintExecSumm_7.pdf

Los Angeles School District success story:
https://www.livekindly.co/la-vegan-school-lunch-popularity/

Good Food Purchasing Policy success stories:
https://goodfoodpurchasing.org/stories/

Brooklyn Schools success story:
https://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/675-17/mayor-de-blasio-chancellor-fari-a-borough-president-adams-15-brooklyn-schools-to

USDA success story:
http://www.farmtoschool.org/

School Nutrition Association survey:
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rulesforengagement/2014/08/nutrition_competitive_foods_rules.html

School food inequity:
https://www.thenation.com/article/unappetizing-politics-school-lunches/

School lunch facts: URL to come

Center for Disease Control statistics:
https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/p0805-fruits-vegetables.html

Dietary Guidelines for Americans:
https://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/chapter-2/a-closer-look-at-current-intakes-and-recommended-shifts/

Animal Agriculture Greenhouse Gas Emissions:
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015009/pdf

Menus of Change annual report:
http://www.menusofchange.org/images/uploads/pdf/CIA-Harvard_2016MenusOfChangeAnnualReport.pdf

 

Fresh off of Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday!

suzy and oprah

Talk about a "pinch me" moment over here — I was invited to talk all things plant-based with none other than Oprah! From my kitchen to yours, I hope you enjoy my 5 favorite comfort foods straight from my book (now out in paperback!) — The OMD Plan.

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