Includes bibliographical references (p. -362) and index.
"In Lunch Wars, award-winning filmmaker and nutritionist Amy Kalafa answers the question she's received from parents around the country in response to her inspiring documentary film Two Angry Moms: "If I want to change the food culture in my kid's school cafeteria, how can I get started?" By explaining the issues surrounding school food; how to work with your school's "Wellness Policy"; the basics of good nutrition (vs. what is currently being served in most school!); how to get funding for a school garden and much more, this book will finally arm parents with the specific information and strategies they need to make a difference in the quality of school food in their community. The book will also feature the inspiring stories of parents around the country who have fought for better food in their schools and won"-- Provided by publisher.