Further Reading and Viewing


"In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto" by Michael Pollan (2008)

"The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals" by Michael Pollan (2006)

"Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children" by Ann Cooper and Lisa M. Holmes (2006)

"School Lunch Politics: The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program" by Susan Levine (2008)

"The School Food Revolution: Public Food and the Challenge of Sustainable Development" by Kevin Morgan and Roberta Sonnino (2008)

"The Go Green East Harlem Cookbook" by Scott M. Stringer (2008)


“School's Toughest Test: Cooking” by Kim Severson, The New York Times (Sept. 29, 2009)

"Survey: School Lunches, Full of Processed Food, Still Get Failing Health" by Vinnie Rotondaro, Rob Sgobbo, Mariah Summers and Elizabeth Hays, New York Daily News (Jan. 31, 2010)

“Mother’s Fight Against Junk Food Puts a School on Edge” by Susan Dominus, The New York Times (June 15, 2009)

“Bake Sales Are Banned in New York Schools” by Jennifer Medina, The New York Times (Oct. 2, 2009)

“In Schools, New Rules for Snacks on Sale” by Jennifer Medina, The New York Times (Oct. 6, 2009)

"New York Schools' ban on homemade goods at bake sales has parents steamed" by Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times (March 21, 2010)


"Food, Inc." directed by Robert Kenner (2008)

"The Future of Food" directed by Deborah Koons (2004)