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 If you build it, he will come.No, we’re not talking about a baseball diamond in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, but rather a playground in an urban community. And "he" isn’t the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson, but that... Read more
May 26, 2011
  During the past several weeks, people across the country ditched their cars and hopped on their bicycles as part of Bike to Work Month. But commuting to work — and for children, school — could soon get more difficult,... Read more
  There’s been a lot of talk in the childhood obesity movement about the new food marketing principles recently released by a handful of federal agencies. These principles are voluntary standards for foods marketed to children, and designed to reduce... Read more
  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
  "Oh. Big news over the weekend. Hit 6k miles on my road bike. :) #sweatybikelove." — Monday tweet from @RunRideInspire, a.k.a. Sarah Stanley. The ultra-marathon runner and motivational speaker is biking or running 50 miles in all 50 states... 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