January 18, 2008
More on Ann Cooper, the self-proclaimed “renegade lunch lady” I mentioned last week. CNN reports that Cooper is still at it in Berkeley and online, fighting the good fight for local, fresh foods in school cafeterias. Quoth CNN’s Fran Fifis:
Today, Cooper is director of nutrition services in Berkeley, where she has transformed the school lunch program from 90 percent frozen reheated foods to 90 percent fresh. Berkeley schools used to serve fruit once a week; now it’s on the menu every day, and so is the salad bar.
Ninety percent fresh eats? Unbelievable. Toques off to Ann.
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