Food Day Campaign Manager Lilia Smelkova's TEDx Caserta Talk

Watch Food Day Campaign Manager Lilia Smelkova’s compelling talk at TEDx Caserta in February 2015 in Italy. In the talk, Lilia explains how we organize Food Day. She also presents facts and figures about the American food system, and why we need a day like Food Day.


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Happy Food Revolution Day!

Today is Food Revolution Day 2015! Food Revolution Day is British chef Jamie Oliver’s global day of action to put food education back on the school curriculum. By educating children about food in a fun and engaging way, we can equip them with the basic skills they need to lead healthier, happier lives.


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Join Jamie's Classroom Lesson on Food Revolution Day!

Originally published & available at http://www.foodrevolutionday.com/schools.

Food Revolution Day is back on Friday, May 15 to celebrate the importance of food education. Jamie Oliver will be hosting his Food Revolution Day lesson online, where you’ll see him whipping up his delicious Squash it sandwich recipe. Watch the lesson here at any point on the big day, and get your students to join in and make it at school, too. It’s super simple and requires no special kitchen facilities so every child can take part.


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Penne with Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Toasted Garlic

The Kids Cook Monday is a campaign that encourages parents and kids to start their weeks off right by making Monday family night. Each week, the campaign provides an easy weeknight recipe and all the tools families will need to enjoy a fun cooking and dining experience on Monday nights. To have The Family Dinner Date Newsletter delivered to your inbox each Friday, sign up here.


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Schools: Be the change you want to see

This post was originally published on the Food Revolution Day website.

Here is a lovely story from a school in America who got involved in Food Revolution Day 2014

Brenda Gaylan, the Family & Consumer Science teacher at Jackson Creek Middle School tries every day to ensure that her students learn that cooking foods from their natural state is the best way to fill their bodies with good nutrients. She is trying to teach them the importance of cooking their own real food as a way to control what they put into their bodies.

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Tell Our National Leaders: “Healthy Food Comes From a Sustainable Food System!”

Sustainability is being considered as part of the federal dietary guidelines, but there’s no guarantee that it will make the final cut.

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the Scientific Report of the 2015 [U.S.] Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which, for the first time in history, includes environmental sustainability in national recommendations for healthy dietary patterns. This environmental nutrition framing lies at the heart of the Healthy Food in Health Care program and the great work that so many of you do to purchase and serve healthier foods for your patients, staff, and communities.


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Black Bean Fiesta

Here is a dish that is inspired by the flavors of Mexico. Fresh corn, crunchy tortilla chips, and crisp white onion make black beans irresistible.


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