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Farm to school lunches in Nevada County

Farm to school lunches in Nevada County

SCHOOL CAFETERIA FOOD HAS become a “cuisine” in its own right but not in a desirable way. It conjures up images of unhealthy, unimaginative and unsatisfying meals. A survey by a group called “Fed Up” showed a majority of students threw out part of their lunches multiple times per week. But a “farm to school” program...

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A Year of Change And Possibilities: May, June, July, August 2014

Dec 29, 2014
A Year of Change And Possibilities: May, June, July, August 2014

Oh, the spring and summer months, so simultaneously anticipated and dreaded. Months and years of preparation came to a head, as my children and I were thrust into turbulent change. Lily turned 18 and graduated from high school; we saw joyful high school traditions and the rewards of hard work on the snow and...

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VIDEO: South Oak Park Joins Together To Create A Community Garden Party

VIDEO: South Oak Park Joins Together To Create A Community Garden Party

In this video, an Oak Park coalition joins together to create a garden party to educate residents about eating healthy and growing food.

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Should players accept tainted victory?

Dec 11, 2014

Oklahoma County District Court Judge Bernard Jones this morning rejected a move to put the Oklahoma state high school football playoffs on hold and allow the replaying of a disputed quarterfinal game. The controversy, as I wrote yesterday, arose when … Continue reading

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Is court the remedy for refs’ blunder in high school game?

Dec 10, 2014

Here’s the messy situation: Referees in a quarterfinal game of the Oklahoma state football playoffs misinterpreted a rule and invalidated a go-ahead touchdown with 64 seconds left to play, costing an Oklahoma City high school team its shot at playing in … Continue reading

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Battle of Franklin: 150 ago today

Nov 29, 2014
Battle of Franklin: 150 ago today

It is quite likely the biggest battle of the American War for Southern Independence (AKA The Civil War) that you have never heard of.On this day 150 years ago - November 30, 1864 - thousands of Confederate troops charged thousands of Union soldiers who...

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What’s New? A World of Good Tastes! A Classroom Cooking Manual

What’s New? A World of Good Tastes! A Classroom Cooking Manual

The California Department of Education has made our book,  A World of Good Tastes! A Classroom Cooking Manual, by Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans. This cooking manual, is available free through a link on the CDE e-tool kit for … Continue reading

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California father complains about Islam being taught in school… but is his complaint valid?

Nov 19, 2014

I came across this article in Truth Revolt the other day, and it immediately caught my interest, as it involves one of the very subjects and grade levels I am teaching this year.First, the essence of the article: The parents of a Manhattan Beach, Cali...

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UC Davis Students Rally Against Proposed Tuition Hike

Nov 18, 2014
UC Davis Students Rally Against Proposed Tuition Hike

DAVIS- Several hundred student demonstrators marched through the UC Davis campus and briefly occupied Mrak Hall, the campus administration building today to protest an impending UC Board of Regents vote on raising student tuition. Demonstrators made not of the fact that this is the third anniversary of the infamous pepper spray incident, in which...

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Who doesn’t want to date a farmer…

Who doesn’t want to date a farmer…

Who says speed dating doesn’t work? Dru Rivers (pictured left ) representing Full Belly Farms in Capay Valley, Yolo County, along with 25 or more farmers met with the same number of school food service in Yolo County’s Norwood Hall … Continue reading

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