What are the challenges and opportunities around transforming school lunch? How is school lunch integral to an edible education curriculum?
Lecture by ANN COOPER
Ann Cooper is an author, chef, educator, and advocate for better food for all children. The “Renegade Lunch Lady” is a partner of Lunch Lessons, LLC, the Director of Nutrition Services for Boulder Valley School District, and Founder of Food Family Farming Foundation’s Lunch Box Project. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Cooper has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, and Time Magazine and has appeared on NPR’s ‘Living on Earth,’ ABC’s Nightline, CNN, PBS’ To The Contrary and the CBS Morning Show and many other media outlets. She is the author of four books, including Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children (2006).
Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.
UC Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism and College of Letters and Science, Fall 2011.
Sponsored by The Edible Schoolyard Project (edibleschoolyard.org), with support from Stephen Silberstein and The Knight Center for Environmental Journalism.
Live Stream sponsored by Bon Appetit Management Company.
Instructors: Michael Pollan and Nikki Henderson.