News, Analysis and Opinion for the Informed Boulder Resident
Saturday March 25th 2017

Support the Blue Line

Subscribe to the Blue Line

That's what she said

city council transportation energy municipalization xcel housing urban planning april fools bicycles climate action election 2011 density boulder county affordable housing open space agriculture renewables CU local food election 2013 climate change development youth jefferson parkway pedestrian election 2015 preservation Rocky Flats BVSD immigration recreation mountain bikes GMOs transit urban design boards and commissions farming decarbonization plan boulder fracking fires wildlife colorado politics architecture smart regs downtown new era colorado plutonium journalism homeless transit village parking commuting radioactive waste ghgs natural gas rental height limits planning board historic preservation april fools 2015 walkability energy efficiency coal diversity Neighborhoods historic district North Boulder education students land use gardens population growth arts election 2010 bus growth solar water supply zoning University Hill taxes election 2012 water quality RTD library nutrition groundwater safety bike lane flood affairs of the heart electric utility flood plain sprawl april fools 2016 mayor organic election zero waste wetlands planning reserve county commissioners politics hazardous waste hogan-pancost street design obama electric vehicle ballot right-sizing transportation master plan longmont Mapleton solar panels PV comprehensive plan golden recycling climate smart loan diagonal plaza bears colorado legislature blue line flood mitigation congestion conservation easement food epa pesticide boulder junction road diet drought election 2016 community cycles inequality renewable energy flooding bus rapid transit PUC children campaign finance daily camera Newlands league of women voters ecocycle BVCP ken wilson automobile community sam weaver david miller climate change deniers wind power bob bellemare boulder creek bsec contamination kevin hotaling boulder crime suzanne jones tim plass john tayer arizona mlk EV green points technology Orchard Grove Whittier civil rights west tsa public spaces marijuana

Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Yes on 2H

Yes on 2H

The author and her father My mother is a diabetic. One of my sisters is, too. My father died from complications related to diabetes. Two cousins have died from it and several others have the disease. So, I've been around the disease and it isn't [...]

Vox | How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

Vox | How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

"The sugar industry has a long history of shaping nutrition policy in the United States, working to mask the potential risks of consuming too much of the sweet stuff." Read the entire article at Vox:  How the sugar industry has distorted health [...]

Grist | Lessons from Ann Cooper’s school-food revolution in Boulder

Grist | Lessons from Ann Cooper’s school-food revolution in Boulder

Ann Cooper is conducting a clinic in Boulder on how to rescue school food. Is anyone paying attention? In remaking the lunch line in Boulder schools, Cooper has revealed the federally subsidized school meals program as living somewhere in the [...]

Grist | Boulder rallies around improving its schools’ food

Grist | Boulder rallies around improving its schools’ food

"Dear Parents of the Boulder Valley School District," the appeal begins. "Things are going well, but we need your help. We need at least 30 more kids in each school to start eating lunch so we can sustain our program." So reads a recent letter [...]

Grist | Boulder’s cafeterias embrace the salad-bar challenge

Grist | Boulder’s cafeterias embrace the salad-bar challenge

Every day, U.S. schoolchildren throw tons of vegetables in the trash. The USDA requires that schools participating in the National School Lunch Program offer a certain quantity of vegetables each week. But most schools serve processed foods [...]

Grist | Dragging Boulder school food into the computer age

Grist | Dragging Boulder school food into the computer age

When she arrived in May 2008 to investigate food service in Boulder schools, Beth Collins found that the cooks had to send paper purchase orders to the school system's central warehouse to get the ingredients they needed to cook meals. The [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Grist | Remaking school meals in Boulder

Grist | Remaking school meals in Boulder

Lunchtime at Casey Middle School, and kids were jostling in the food line: giggling, pushing, horsing around as usual as they waited to be served the day's entree -- a choice of hamburger or a plate of either beef or vegetarian bean [...]