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Panel 3: Kathleen de Chadenedes, Kim Greer, Nancy Weiss, and Bethany Markee.

School Wellness Summit Part 5: “We know that wellness pays in the long term, but how do we pay for it in the short term?”

Orfalea Foundation School Food Initiative Director Kathleen de Chadenèdes opened the third panel of the School Wellness Summit by sharing the primary objection she hears when promoting innovative ideas in school health and wellness: “Where Read more

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Why Does School Food Matter? An Interview with the Director of the School Food Initiative

Read Orfalea Foundation School Food Initiative Director Kathleen de Chadenedes’ interview with Nourish HERE.

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Stakeholders Convene to Discuss Future of School Gardens Across the Country

By Erin Weber On September 12, 2013, the Orfalea Foundation and 1% for the Planet convened Seeds-To-Systems, an exclusive group of philanthropists, businesses, and policy-makers to discuss the long-term sustainability of school garden programs. “We Read more

From salad bar etiquette to kitchen safety to the effect of sugar on a child's metabolism, Culinary Boot Camp students make the connection between their work and the lifelong health and wellness of the children they feed.

Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative Celebrates Training of 350 School Food Service Employees as it Hosts Final Culinary Boot Camp

From salad bar etiquette to kitchen safety to the effect of sugar on a child’s metabolism, Culinary Boot Camp students make the connection between their work and the lifelong health and wellness of the children Read more