Let’s Move! in Miami: Chefs Move to Schools to Be Highlighted on First Lady’s Monday Visit to Riverside Elementary in Little Havana

Exciting news for our community, Miami-Dade Public Schools, and students is flooding the media. The White House has released a statement that Michelle Obama will travel to Miami on Monday to announce a major new food industry commitment in the fight against childhood obesity in America.  Local chefs participating in the Chefs Move to Schools … Continue reading Let’s Move! in Miami: Chefs Move to Schools to Be Highlighted on First Lady’s Monday Visit to Riverside Elementary in Little Havana

Chefs Move to Schools in Miami: Michael, Roots in the City & Phillis Wheatley Elementary

With the help of Roots in the City grower and project manager Maggi Pons, we met a few weeks ago with Principal Catalina Flor of Phillis Wheatley Elementary School in Overtown to see how we might all work together to activate Chefs Move to Schools, part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign to … Continue reading Chefs Move to Schools in Miami: Michael, Roots in the City & Phillis Wheatley Elementary

Celebrating Food Day by Welcoming Wellness in the Schools to Miami

Today is Food Day, and we are excited to welcome Wellness in the Schools to Miami.  United around the conviction that healthier bodies make healthier minds and that, conversely, unhealthy school environments interfere with student health, school attendance and academic achievement, Executive Director and Co-Founder Nancy Easton is armed with a strong troop of supporters, many of … Continue reading Celebrating Food Day by Welcoming Wellness in the Schools to Miami

Announcing Harry’s Chef Pop No. 14: Telepan Pizzeria with Bill Telepan

Bill Telepan is a great chef, but putting out killer food for the New York dining elite at his upper west side restaurant isn’t the only thing that makes him tick.  When we heard about his work with Chefs Move to Schools, a White House initiative to get better food in the cafeteria and educate youth … Continue reading Announcing Harry’s Chef Pop No. 14: Telepan Pizzeria with Bill Telepan

Our Edible Garden Grows with The Urban School Food Alliance

Just like the crawling squashes in its edible garden, our Chefs Move to Schools partner Phillis Wheatley Elementary is now a part of The Urban School Food Alliance! Miami-Dade County Public Schools this morning announced the formation of an Alliance with the school nutrition programs of  New York City, Los Angeles Unified, Chicago, Dallas and Orange … Continue reading Our Edible Garden Grows with The Urban School Food Alliance