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Labor of Lunch Why We Need Real Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools

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ISBN-10: 0520300033

ISBN-13: 9780520300033

Edition: 2019

Authors: Jennifer E. Gaddis, Jennifer E. Gaddis

List price: $37.95
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Children, parents, and pundits agree that there's a problem with school lunch. With their cheap chicken nuggets chock-full of industrial fillers and pre-cooked hamburger patties, Big Food companies have largely replaced the nation's school cooks. Yet cooking from scratch with nutritious, locally sourced ingredients is better for children, workers, and, the environment. What if we trusted the so-called "lunch lady" to do more than just reheat pre-made industrial food?   The Labor of Lunch has a goal: to spark a progressive movement aimed at transforming food in American schools, and with it the lives of thousands of low-paid cafeteria workers and the millions of children they feed. What if…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born Lawrence Monsanto Ferling in Yonkers, New York on March 24, 1919. He received a B. A. from the University of North Carolina, a M. A. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D from the Sorbonne. During World War II, he served in the U. S. Naval Reserve and was sent to Nagasaki shortly after it was bombed. In 1953, he and Peter Martin began to publish City Lights magazine. They also opened the City Lights Books Shop in San Francisco to help support the magazine. In 1955, they launched City Light Publishing, which became known as the heart of the "Beat" movement. Ferlinghetti is the author of more than thirty books of poetry including Time of Useful Consciousness,…