Massachusetts Chefs Initiative Provides High Quality School Meals

As part of the Chefs in Schools Initiative, a partnership between Project Bread, the anti-hunger organization, and Lawrence, Mass. public schools, chefs are working to create tastier school meals, according to The Eagle Tribune in North Andover, Mass. The project is supported by a $1 million grant over four years from Arbella Insurance Group Charitable Foundation. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This program embodies the type of initiative needed to change children’s eating habits. It is similar in some ways to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.

It demonstrates the fact that funding is needed for making the type of changes needed.

The Chefs in Schools Initiative, like Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, demonstrates the importance of cooking from scratch, something that has nearly disappeared from the nation’s lifestyle. 03-02-12 By Elliot Maras