Other Articles from Yum-o!

The Children’s Institute Health and Fitness Program

June 15, 2009

Building self-esteem and lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits can be challenging for many children, but kids with special needs often face even greater obstacles to achieving these goals. Since 2005, The Children’s Institute (TCI), a private, nonprofit school in Verona, NJ dedicated to educating youngsters with special needs, has sponsored a Health and Fitness […]


May 31, 2009

Notables® by Mission Nutrition are nutritionally-conscious, cost-effective and eco-sensitive pre-packaged grab-n-go breakfasts that are available to schools nationwide. With schools seeking innovative ways to ensure that their students begin the day with a nutritious meal, Notables has focused on offering products that transform school breakfast. All Notables breakfasts are packed in a fun, decorative meal […]

Growing Power, Inc.

May 18, 2009

In 1993, Growing Power was an organization with teens who needed a place to work, while Will Allen was a farmer with land. Will designed a program that offered teens an opportunity to work at his store and renovate the greenhouses to grow food for their community. What started as a simple partnership to change […]

Let’s Get Cooking…with Rebecca Currie

May 7, 2009

Sometimes less is more! Learn from Rebecca’s experience eating on $1 a day and how you can translate her tips and ideas into your daily life.

Lois Altman and the <i>Harvest Handbook: A Soup Kitchen’s Guide to Maximizing Resources</i>

April 30, 2009

Ball State University professor and chef Lois Altman doesn’t just feed hungry people; she teaches others how to do the same. A graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America and the Program Director of Ball State’s Hospitality and Food Management program in Muncie, IN, this teacher and chef volunteers each week at a local […]

Yum-o!’s Executive Director Attends Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference in California

April 20, 2009

Check out the delicious recipes he whipped up with help from his "sous chefs," Sara and Nicki!

New York Coalition for Healthy School Food

April 14, 2009

Formed in 2004, the New York Coalition for Healthy School Food (NYCHSF) is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the health and well-being of New York’s students statewide by advocating for healthy plant-based foods (including local and organic where possible), farm-to-school programs, the elimination of unhealthy competitive foods in all areas of the school […]

Let’s Get Cooking…with Molly and Her Student Gardeners!

April 3, 2009

Check out our interview with a teacher and her students who are getting a hands-on education in their school garden!

Yum-o! and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) Announce 2009 Scholarships

April 2, 2009

(Chicago, IL) — Rachael Ray’s Yum-o! organization and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) have announced their 2009 scholarship initiative aimed at providing funds to high school students committed to pursuing a career in the restaurant and foodservice industry.

Rainbeau Ridge

March 31, 2009

Rainbeau Ridge, a “real and accessible” farm, is located in Bedford Hills, NY, forty miles northwest of New York City. In 2002, owners Lisa and Mark Schwartz set out to create a place where people young and old could feel at home, connect to the land, sense the awe of nature, gain a comfort with […]