Month: September 2017

Every Child Deserves Nourishing Food | Support the School Food Initiative today

Every Child Deserves Nourishing Food | Support the School Food Initiative today Did you know that around 20% of children face food insecurity in Colorado? It’s hard to imagine in such a bountiful state, but the harsh reality is nearly 1 in 5 Colorado kids don’t always know how or when they’ll get their next …

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Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food | Support Double Up Food Bucks today

Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food | Support Double Up Food Bucks today Did you know that at least 13.6% of Colorado families face food insecurity? It’s hard to imagine in such a bountiful state, but the harsh reality is nearly half a million Coloradans rely on food assistance programs, making it a challenge to afford …

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A Primer on “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools

A Primer on “Lunch Shaming” in Colorado Schools Recently throughout the country an archaic policy has entered the forefront of the education and food systems lexicon riding a wave of concern and anger. This policy goes by the name of lunch shaming. For those unaware, lunch shaming is the system that many school districts throughout …

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A Statement on the Proposed Ending of DACA

LiveWell Colorado Stands with Dreamers In the definition of the American Dream, crafted by James Truslow Adams in 1931, “life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” But right now, despite their abilities or levels of achievement, an entire generation of Dreamers is at risk of being deported …

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School Food Spotlight: Healthy Partnerships for a Healthier School Year

The value of partnerships, marketing, and culinary support for school food success in East Grand and beyond By Rainey Wikstrom, Marketing Consultant, LiveWell School Food Initiative Give to the School Food Initiative As we jump headfirst into the 2017-2018 school year, it’s remarkable to witness organizations across the state coming together to strengthen the work …

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