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Sustainability Director Reflects on Walmart's Hunger Relief Milestones

by Karrie Denniston
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This article series is sponsored by Walmart and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Lessons from Collaboration: How One Nonprofit Scaled Up Nutrition Education

by Tina Casey
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This article series is sponsored by Walmart and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Disney and Dole to Launch New Co-Branded Produce Assortment Featuring Iconic Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel Characters

Disney-branded DOLE Bananas, Pineapples, Berries, and Vegetables coming to grocery and retail stores nationwide
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GLENDALE, Calif., October 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) and Dole Food Company today announced plans to launch a new co-branded assortment of fresh produce featuring iconic Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel characters at grocery and retail stores nationwide beginning this fall. The announcement comes ahead of the 2016 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Convention and Expo taking place October 14-16 in Orlando, Fla. (Disney booth #409, Dole booth #3043), where both brands will have a presence.

UnitedHealthcare Celebrates National Farm to School Month by Funding FoodCorps Nutrition Education Programs In North Carolina

UnitedHealthcare volunteers expand and renovate school gardens at three Guilford County elementary schools
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Greensboro, N.C., Oct. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UnitedHealthcare, FoodCorps and NC Cooperative Extension/Guilford County Center celebrated National Farm to School Month today with a kickoff event today at the NC Agricultural & Technical State University Farm. The celebration marked UnitedHealthcare’s support of two FoodCorps service members serving in nine Title One Schools in High Point. The funding was made possible through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program.

Let’s Have Lunch! – Teachers Eating with Their Students Provides Nutrition Education Opportunities

How you “have lunch” could be important in enhancing these opportunities
Press Release

Philadelphia, PA, August 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Much attention has focused on school meals, both in the United States and across the globe. Researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, evaluated teachers eating lunch with the school children. In Sweden, this practice is referred to as “pedagogic meals” because it offers the opportunity of having children learn by modeling adults. The researchers wanted to observe how the teachers interacted with the children during meals in order to better understand how to interpret results of this practice.

School-based Kitchen Gardens Are Getting an A+

New study highlights benefits of for both children and parents
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Grow it, try it, and you just might like it is a motto many schools are embracing to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables. Through community-based kitchen garden programs, particularly those with dedicated cooking components, schools are successfully introducing students to healthier foods.

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