Little Duck Organics is a Real Winner for Kids…. and Parents

While I do not have kids myself, I constantly think about what kinds of food I would feed my children if I did have them.

Two things are crystal clear to me.

One, they’d be eating all organic, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who knows me or reads my blog.

I have written before about how milk is the most important organic product a family can buy. Furthermore, I am well aware of the tremendous health risks that GMOs pose and would keep my kids as far away from them as humanly possible.

Two, I would introduce them to green juice and wheatgrass at an early age.

One issue, however, that all health-conscious parents must worry about is what their children are eating when they’re at school or with their friends. Read more »

How Did I Celebrate Food Day? I Watched the Fantastic “What’s on Your Plate?” Documentary in NYC

For those who don’t know, yesterday was Food Day.

Yes, Earth Day but for food — Food Day.

As I wrote about the other day, Food Day hasn’t been around for three decades but this year made a huge comeback. Given the renewed interest in the importance of our food supply, my guess is that Food Day will become an annual event and is here to stay.

Food Day had over 1,800 events scheduled around the country, and last night I went to go see a screening of the documentary What’s on Your Plate? in Manhattan’s East Village. Read more »

The New York Times’ Article on NYC School Lunches is Revealing

School lunch is a major topic of discussion these days. Whether it is Michelle Obama fighting against childhood obesity, Jamie Oliver on TV with his Food Revolution show or the anonymous educator on Twitter (@fedupwithlunch) who takes pictures of school food, people have come to understand that this issue can no longer be ignored.

If I had children and sent them to NYC public schools, I shudder to think what they would be served at lunch.

Well, the New York Times recently did an article on this very subject and revealed quite a bit. Read more »