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Kids are heading back to slightly better lunches at school, and other back-to

I bought school supplies today. I wanted to cry. I don’t like giving my boys back to the school system each September, but each September I must. I don’t like the early morning wake-up times, the ridiculous amount of homework, and making sure I don’t run out of food to put in their lunches. When we run out of options for packing their lunches, I have to turn to the most horrible option of all – buying school lunch. I’d like to say it never happens, but it does on occasion. Those dreaded school lunches have been in the news this week. Here are a few items that might want to take a look at over the weekend. Johns Hopkins has awarded grants to 10 Maryland high school teachers who have will be teaching a new curriculum, Teaching the Food System . The curriculum emphasizes the relationships among food, public health, diet, and the environment. It’s an online resource that is av...

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