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As part of the Let's Move campaign, Michelle Obama wants every school to have a chef partner.
Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 9:06 PM
2,330 chefs, including Rachel Ray, and 688 schools have already signed up for the latest initiative in the First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign. Chefs Move to Schools
pairs up local chefs with teachers, parents, school nutritionists and administrators of schools in their area to help educate the students about food and nutrition.
Rachel Ray wrote a blog post on the White House Blog
about her involvement in the initiative.
I believe that chefs can be real leaders, in their communities, and beyond. Cooking is a way of life I was simply born into. Through this program, I hope that every child in America has the opportunity to experience those same joys of food and cooking that I did – and still do – with that very special chef in their community.
She also shared this video about Chefs Move to Schools on the blog.
To find out if schools and chefs in your community are participating in this initiative, the USDA
has an interactive map of schools and chefs that have already signed up.
Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy
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