Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Sea Cliff Nutrition Committee. The Apple People

Friday, December 14, 2012

Weekend Reading -- and Local Fun


It happened. The USDA has caved and is relaxing the IOM recommendations for school lunch in response to lobbying by big food. Read more here and here

Childhood obesity rates have finally started to drop a little here and there.

Still need to send gifts to far-flung relatives? I like this list on Take Part of mail order food gifts you can feel at least less bad about about shipping.

Consider some healthier latkes recipes over at the NYT for the last night of Chanukah. 

Newsday did a nice round-up of where you can still get fresh, local produce here on Long Island. 

The Wall Street Journal had a great article on heirloom grains if you're looking for something new to try.


Bailey Arboretum is hosting a family nature adventure Sunday at 1pm  called "Nature Art" - kids make sculptures from things found in the woods.

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