nutrition http://wamc.org en 5/30/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/53014-panel <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Working Families Party<br />Deval Patrick<br />Veteran's Affairs<br />First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback<br />Clippers sold</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91609 at http://wamc.org 5/30/14 Panel Bard College At Simon's Rock Launches Food Studies Center http://wamc.org/post/bard-college-simons-rock-launches-food-studies-center <p><a href="http://www.simons-rock.edu/" target="_blank">Bard College at Simon’s Rock</a> has launched a center for food studies. The new program will allow students and faculty to dig into food’s sustainability, nutrition and cultural role.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:19:47 +0000 Jim Levulis 88148 at http://wamc.org Bard College At Simon's Rock Launches Food Studies Center Grant Supports Nutrition Education And The Arts http://wamc.org/post/grant-supports-nutrition-education-and-arts <p>An arts organization in Westchester County has received a grant to design nutrition education programs.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:42:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 84641 at http://wamc.org Grant Supports Nutrition Education And The Arts Health Quest Offers Healthier Food http://wamc.org/post/health-quest-offers-healthier-food <p>Hospital food for both staff and patients has become healthier in a portion of New York’s Hudson Valley.</p> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 00:40:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 78766 at http://wamc.org Health Quest Offers Healthier Food Dr. David Just - Cornell University http://wamc.org/post/dr-david-just-cornell-university <p>The lunch line offerings at schools across the region could look a little different to students returning to class this week. Under new U.S.D.A. guidelines effective this school year, schools must offer students fruit and vegetable options with every breakfast and lunch served.</p><p>Of course, simply offering healthier options doesn’t mean kids will necessarily choose an apple over cookies or other sweets, especially when you consider the millions of dollars spent marketing sugar and calorie laden snacks to children.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 16:40:00 +0000 47069 at http://wamc.org MA Senior Citizens Protest Proposed Cuts to Elder Nutrition Program http://wamc.org/post/ma-senior-citizens-protest-proposed-cuts-elder-nutrition-program <p>Senior citizens staged a protest at the Massachusetts Statehouse Thursday over a proposed budget cut for the elder nutrition program.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports&hellip;</p><p>The elderly activists rallied to urge legislators to reject Governor Deval Patrick&rsquo;s proposed $1.5 million cut to the senior meals program.&nbsp; The governor&rsquo;s proposal would mean the number of meals served to seniors next year would be slashed by 25%, or 240,000 meals.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:01:24 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 35776 at http://wamc.org MA Senior Citizens Protest Proposed Cuts to Elder Nutrition Program