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Foodservice corporations should choose people over profits
Foodservice corporations should choose people over profits

Aramark, Sodexo, and Compass group often have exclusive contracts with “Big Food” corporations that systematically lock out smaller, more sustainable producers, fair trade companies, and local farmers, ranchers, and fishers—especially those who have been disenfranchised.

Climate-friendly menus can take a big bite out of climate change
Climate-friendly menus can take a big bite out of climate change

Livestock production accounts for about 15 percent of global GHG emissions — more than the tailpipe emissions from all the planes, trains, cars and trucks in the world combined!

The School Lunch Recipe for Climate Action
The School Lunch Recipe for Climate Action

As California moves to slash greenhouse gases dramatically by 2030, and schools in San Francisco and elsewhere look to reduce their carbon emissions, a key ingredient is missing from the conversation: meat.

Schools Cut Meat and Cheese, Serve up Big Wins for Kids and Climate
Schools Cut Meat and Cheese, Serve up Big Wins for Kids and Climate

A new groundbreaking study by Friends of the Earth in conjunction with the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), shows that schools can make lunches healthier and more climate-friendly while saving money.

How Greener School Lunches Can Help Fight Climate Change
How Greener School Lunches Can Help Fight Climate Change

Greening school food should be a primary ingredient in combating climate change—just as important as making schools more solar-powered and energy efficient.

Low-Carbon Meals: A Triple Win for One of California’s Largest School Districts
Low-Carbon Meals: A Triple Win for One of California’s Largest School Districts

Research shows that we cannot avoid the worst impacts of climate change unless we dramatically scale back our consumption of animal foods. That's because producing meat and cheese generates large amounts of greenhouse gas emissions and guzzles huge amounts of water.