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Hopkins’ Food Day 2011: Passion, Power, Initiative

Hopkins’ Food Day 2011: Passion, Power, Initiative

Submitted by Raychel Santo, Real Food Hopkins On Saturday, October 29, Real Food Hopkins, a chapter of Real Food Challenge, held a 100 Mile Meal. Joined by UNITE HERE Local 7 members Guy Mitchell, Marie Wilson and Gladys Burrell, students sourced and prepared a meal to celebrate the inaugural Food Day over a dinner comprised of local,… Read more »

Food Day at Wesleyan University

Food Day at Wesleyan University

On October 27, Wesleyan students together with Wesleyan food service workers hosted a great Food Day event.  The night kicked off with a panel discussion which included a student, a local farmer, the dining halls’ production manager, and Raquel Baptiste from UNITE HERE Local 217. Each shared stories about their relationships with food – what it means to them, why they work… Read more »

Growing a Passion for Food and Justice at Pomona College

Growing a Passion for Food and Justice at Pomona College

On Monday, October 24, over 75 Claremont College students, faculty, staff, and community members joined workers from Pomona College dining halls to celebrate Food Day. The event began with New Haven Alderman and Yale cook Frank Douglass leading Pomona workers and students in preparing a meal of recipes made in the Yale dining halls, including… Read more »

Food Day in New Haven: Success Stories and Plans for the Future

Food Day in New Haven: Success Stories and Plans for the Future

Yale University and the New Haven Public Schools have received national attention for their innovative sustainable food programs. To celebrate Food Day in the Elm City, Yale students, University dining hall staff from UNITE HERE Local 35, and NHPS cafeteria workers from UNITE HERE Local 217 spent Monday assessing how far we’ve come with real… Read more »

“Food Day is Every Day!” Northwestern Celebrates Food Workers

“Food Day is Every Day!” Northwestern Celebrates Food Workers

The team here at Real Food Real Jobs feels pretty strongly about the power of food to bring together communities and break down the divisions that plague our society.  At Northwestern on Food Day, the power of food was on full display. Around 6pm, students walked into a campus auditorium to listen to some people… Read more »

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