Join in on Labor Day Lunches to Promote Child Nutrition Act
posted by: Amber Johnson
Slow Food chapters in Denver, Boulder and other Colorado towns will host community potlucks Monday to promote passage of a Child Nutrition Act demanding healthy, nutritious foods in schools. The “Eat In” is part of Slow Food’s national day of action urging change in school lunch programs, including more funding, better quality food and nutritional education.
Denver: Fairmont Dual Immersion Academy, 520 W. Third Ave., noon-3 p.m. youth farmers market. Bring a lunch and hear speakers from Denver Public Schools, Denver Urban Gardens and Operation Frontline.
Boulder: Old Courthouse Lawn, 1325 Pearl Street on the mall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Gardening activities, food by Culinary School of the Rockies students, local food activists and a bluegrass band.
For more locations, go to slowfoodusa.org, and click on “Local Chapters.”