Denver Public Schools said they’re ahead of the curve when it comes to offering healthy snacks in schools. New federal rules mandate that unhealthy snacks like candy bars, soda and potato chips be replaced with healthier options.
Though April brought more than 20 inches of snow to Colorado’s Front Range, Southwest Colorado has seen little of that spring moisture.
The bright green alfalfa fields appear like a surreal oasis tucked into the rolling hills of desert shrubbery that extend south as far as the eye can see.
A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
Those trips to the grocery store aren’t getting any cheaper and those higher prices mean it’s tougher for families to buy healthier foods.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved new designations allowing farmers and ranchers around the West, including nine Colorado counties, to seek federal aid to get through the drought.
Food scores are designed to help people make healthy choices, but now the way food is scored is coming under question.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
Thousands of foodies from across the country are in Denver this week. They’re crowding the Colorado Convention Center sampling healthy new options to decide what to serve in their school cafeterias.