Free For All: Fixing School Food in America

This in-depth look at the history and future of school nutrition programs asks many of the tough questions.

By Janet Poppendieck
University of California Press 2010, 387 pp.

Poppendieck, professor of sociology at Hunter College of the City University of New York, dissects the school food issue from historic, cultural, financial and political perspectives. Written for non-professionals, this exhaustive examination will also be of some value to school nutrition directors, many o

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