It’s still slow going with school lunch, but efforts to improve the meal are gaining momentum in Miami and around the country.
The fourth grade girls spoke of last year’s mysterious taco salad. “Nobody [the teachers] saw it but all the students were throwing their taco salads away,” said fourth grader Luly, “because they heard that somebody threw up in class right after eating it.” Something in it might have been expired, the girls said. If you [...]
Monday’s lunch at Miami Dade schools. /Michelle Gutierrez I’m a member of Slow Food Miami. Slow Food is an international organization which advocates for the celebration and preservation of local and sustainable food traditions, community and culture. The group fosters the sustainable agriculture of diverse foods, including heirloom seeds or rare livestock breeds around the [...]
When I was a full-time teacher, two of my students would bring me chocolate chip cookies. The cookies were immensely satisfying but there was something intriguing about the texture. They were rich and moist, softer than the usual chewy chocolate chip cookie. Whenever I saw the twins approaching me with their sandwich bags, I was [...]