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Grist | The origins of Boulder’s school food makeover: Nowhere to go but up


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from Grist: http://www.grist.org/article/food-2010-11-09-boulders-school-food-makeover

After putting four kids through Boulder, Colo. schools, Sylvia Tawse was tired of talking about changing the district’s lousy food. She wanted to do something about it.

“I had been packing lunches for my kids for 17 years. Once a month, I’d go have a lunch with one of the kids,” Tawse said. “The food wasn’t just highly processed, it wasn’t pleasurable.”

A successful public relations entrepreneur, caterer, and owner of a vegetable and flower farm, Tawse for years had been involved in school issues. A task force she had helped form with other parents had turned its attention to Boulder’s school cafeterias. But it was going nowhere.

Read the entire article at Grist:  The origins of Boulder’s school food makeover: Nowhere to go but up

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