Thursday, June 09, 2011

California's grape farmers support childhood nutrition program

"Hundreds of chefs and culinary professionals converged on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol this week to mark the first anniversary of Chefs Move to Schools (CMTS). This celebration also marked the creation of a new grant program for CMTS, administered by The Culinary Trust, the philanthropic arm of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, with initial funding from the California Table Grape Commission."

Thursday, June 02, 2011

At USDA a plate instead of a pyramid

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday unveiled a plate-shaped icon representing the government's new dietary guidelines, replacing the nearly 20-year-old food pyramid that was often criticized for its complexity."