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  Heather Nelson didn’t always set out to become a farm-to-school advocate. Last summer, Nelson read the book "Food, Inc." every night as she rocked her newborn son, Rhonin, to sleep. The combination of learning about the negative aspects of American... Read more
  “It's Bike to Work Week! Maybe @qtpik8 will put me on her handlebars & I'll pretend to be ET. Then I'll yell "ET had a basket!!" #tweetmyride” — @RaptorH in one of the funnier Bike to Work Week related... Read more
May 19, 2011
 When a coalition of groups unveiled the National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) in May 2010, officials said their goal was to get Americans moving where they work, live and play through a slew of comprehensive policies, programs and initiatives. A year later, the... Read more
  Deborah Lewison-Grant is totally willing to go for the gross out factor.   The one-time high school teacher co-founded Food Fight, a New York-based organization that offers a curriculum designed to teach high-school students about how food politics and consumerism effect... Read more
May 19, 2011
  The ING New York City Marathon is among the most popular in the world, so popular, in fact, that many participants have to enter through a lottery. But thousands of students across the country each year are treated to... Read more
  "Nice though not surprising > Research: integrating physical activity with classroom lessons can boost academic success http://ow.ly/4P1I1" — @HealthySchools, linking to an article on Science Daily that explained how P.E. helps improve student test scores.   Read more