Intrepid school-lunch reporter and parent-turned-school-food-activist Ed Bruske has hit the road again, this time traveling to Boulder, Colo. Check out Ed's previous reporting on Washington, D.C. and Berkeley, Calif. public schools' food at the Cafeteria Confidential: Behind the Scenes in School Kitchens series homepage. Sylvia Tawse, Boulder parent, entrepreneur, and school-food activist Photo: Ed BruskeAfter putting four kids through Boulder, Colo. schools, Sylvia Tawse was tired of talking about changing the district's lousy food. She wanted to do something about it. "I had been packing lunches for my kids for 17 years. Once a month, I'd go have a lunch …
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A reporter for the Washington Post in a previous life, I now tend my "urban farm" about a mile from the White House in the District of Columbia and teach kids something I call "food appreciation." I believe in self-reliance, growing food close to home and political freedom for the residents of the District of Columbia. I am currently working to introduce local produce into the D.C. school system. I write a daily food blog called The Slow Cook.