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Good Food Force: LGBTQ Bloggers You Should Know

June 29, 2015
Greetings! In celebration of Pride Month and last week's AMAZING #MarriageEquality victory in the Supreme Court, we're sharing a round-up of some of our favorite LGBTQ food bloggers. Also check out photos from our workshop at the National Baptist Convention, and some tips on how to support some of...
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Let’s Change the Tune. Let's Not “Buy the World a Coke.”

June 26, 2015
On January 18, 1971, the creative director of Coca-Cola, Bill Backer, reimagined the drink's recognizable words, 'Let's have a Coke,' and created the iconic "Hilltop" ad. The ad encouraged viewers to pause and reconnect with others around them, over a drink. But not just any drink. It had to be a...
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Let's Discuss Restaurant Children’s Meals at #FoodFri!

June 25, 2015
Let's discuss restaurant children’s meals on June 26, 2015! Join @MomsRising as they chat with @CSP I, about recent actions around the country that have improved (Yes, improved !) kids’ restaurant choices. Let's celebrate successes, discuss next steps, and continue to urge restaurants to do more to...
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Fast-casual ways to protect your health

June 23, 2015
Across the country, consumers are standing up for public health by speaking out against the overuse of antibiotics in factory farming and as a result, the industry is changing. The following fast-casual restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics. By...
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Good Food Force Update: Healthy Happy Ramadan

June 22, 2015
Greetings! This week we're announcing the release of our Healthy Ramadan Toolkit, and sharing a yummy Ramadan recipe from one of our star Good Food Force members, Sarene. Also check out events in North Carolina, and a resource for Father's Day recipes! Have a great week! 1. HOT LINE Announcing...
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WIC: A Proven Program, With Long-Term Payoffs

June 19, 2015
As researchers learn more about how hardship early in life can shape kids’ future, it’s important to understand which interventions can help all kids have the same opportunities — no matter where or to whom they’re born. WIC does just that. As we explained in a report , WIC i s a proven program...
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Like Food? Thank the Bees!

June 19, 2015
Happy National Pollinator Week! WAIT - don’t go anywhere. I promise this has some relevance for folks who are 1) not obsessed with gardening, and/or 2) not obsessed with bees. Hear me out. Pollinators like bees and butterflies have a HUGE and essential role to play in our food system. In short: if...
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WIC: Improving the Health of Low-Income and Nutritionally Vulnerable Families #FoodFri

June 19, 2015
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the June 19, 2015 #FoodFri STORIFY - a curated list of said chat's tweets compiled into a story format, to learn more about the topic, review chat resources and engage with chat panelist(s) and participants . An estimated 16 million...
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Healthy Ramadan Toolkit Features Champion Moms!

June 18, 2015
Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection, charity, and prayer for Muslims around the world. This year, Ramadan starts on June 17th and ends on July 17th. In our newly released Healthy Ramadan Guide , in partnership with Values Partnerships and the Muslim Public Health Association, Kameelah...
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Good Food Force: New work in NC, Immigrant Heritage Month, organizing tips and more!

June 15, 2015
Greetings! This week we're highlighting some exciting local events in North Carolina, and tips for organizing your own get-together to talk about healthy kids and communities. Please read and share, and have a great week! 1. HOT LINE #GoodFoodForce launches in North Carolina! North Carolina is...
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