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Ashley Rouse describes her job this way: “I kind of wear 47 hats.”   The PreventObesity.net Leader oversees the APS Parents’ Farm to School Coalition, which aims to bring fresh, local produce to school cafeterias in Atlanta. Rouse connects farmers to cafeteria... Read more
October 6, 2011
Last week, many of you joined us in asking the food and beverage industry to abide by the voluntary principles for marketing to children put forth by the federal government.   Because of you, we are less than 1,500 messages away from... Read more
 It isn’t every day that the nation’s top doctor boogies down with a group of elementary school students. But on Tuesday, Surgeon General Regina Benjamin put on her dancing shoes and did the Cupid Shuffle. Benjamin was at an NAACP event... Read more
September 29, 2011
  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is quickly becoming a key player in the childhood obesity movement, as it is leading efforts to ensure kids can walk to school each day.   Wait a minute — the National Trust... Read more
September 29, 2011
  More than 3,400 people have already asked 17 major food and beverage companies to do the right thing and agree to market only healthy products to our kids. We hope Leaders like you are also lending your voice to this... Read more
September 29, 2011
  It’s like a food truck — minus the wheels.   And instead of dishing out overpriced burritos or slices of pizza, this hotspot is serving up affordable groceries. Startup company Stockbox Groceries converts old shipping containers into small local markets offering... Read more