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Chef Ann Cooper Delivers Powerful Testimony on Scratch Cooking at House Rules Hearing

Chef Ann Cooper Delivers Powerful Testimony on Scratch Cooking at House Rules Hearing September 15, 2021 Chef Ann Cooper – a founding member of ScratchWorks – spoke before the House Rules Committee on the importance of scratch cooking at a roundtable on the role schools play in ending hunger and improving child nutrition. This is theContinue reading “Chef Ann Cooper Delivers Powerful Testimony on Scratch Cooking at House Rules Hearing”

ScratchWorks Celebrates the House Education and Labor Committee’s Investment in Scratch-Cooked School Meals

ScratchWorks Celebrates the House Education and Labor Committee’s Investment in Scratch-Cooked School Meals ScratchWorks joins advocates for healthier school meals in commending the House Education and Labor Committee on their Build Back Better Act for budget reconciliation, which makes needed investments in our schools’ kitchens, cafeterias, and nutrition education programs. We know from our members’Continue reading “ScratchWorks Celebrates the House Education and Labor Committee’s Investment in Scratch-Cooked School Meals”

Q&A with Beth Brewster, Supervisor of Food Services for Caroline County Public Schools

Q&A with Beth Brewster, Supervisor of Food Services for Caroline County Public Schools in Maryland We spoke with Beth about pivoting the district’s school food operations during COVID, implementing scratch cooking, and advice she has for other school districts striving to serve healthy food to kids. ScratchWorks: How have your operations in Caroline County changedContinue reading “Q&A with Beth Brewster, Supervisor of Food Services for Caroline County Public Schools”

ScratchWorks Response to CNR Hearing

Statement on the March 25, 2021 Senate Hearing on Child Nutrition Reauthorization The members of ScratchWorks want to thank Senators Stabenow and Boozman for convening the first full committee hearing on Child Nutrition Reauthorization last week. We were delighted to see the evident bipartisan support for not only reauthorizing but also modernizing this act inContinue reading “ScratchWorks Response to CNR Hearing”