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USDA offers schools free meal equality

...with the new standards. Schools participating in NSLP are not only eligible for the CEP free meals, but also free nutritious food donations each year from the USDA and training on healthy food preparation through USDA Team Nutrition presentations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-15/usda-offers-schools-free-meal-equality
Local
4-H Week marked in Alaska

...Oct. 3. Participants will design and build an aerodynamic food transportation device that can deliver a payload of nutritious food to disaster victims. They will learn engineering concepts and about nutrition, will develop math skills and will...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-03/4-h-week-marked-alaska
Outdoors
Glacier Bay gull egg legislation signed into law

...described the tradition at a consultation meeting in 1997. "The elders explained that gull eggs were far more than a nutritious food source for the Huna clans," Mary Beth Moss, cultural anthropologist at Glacier Bay, said. "Gull egg collection...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/glacier-bay-gull-egg-legislation-sig
Outdoors
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

...effects on fish-eating birds and mammals that depend on lake trout for survival is unknown.Fish continue to be a nutritious food source. Many fish species, including salmon, are low in mercury. Women who may become pregnant and parents should...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/mercury-fishes-study-released-measur
Outdoors
District putting new junk-food rules on the table

...policy. The board is scheduled to decide Aug. 15 some of the specifics of how much fried food, sugar and other non-nutritious food will be available to students on campus, Superintendent Peggy Cowan said. The nutrition regulations at Juneau-Douglas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062106/loc_20060621009.shtml
News
Design is work for wintertime

...encountered, is that which creates the treasure. It is rarely the intrinsic value of the space, not the capacity to grow nutritious food, or waters that will cure mortality. Remote places of grand vistas, cultural centers of religious significance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031903/nei_gardencolumn.shtml
Neighbors
Steps to a healthier SE Alaska

...specific food items. Many kids these days don't go to school with a lunch packed by mom, but instead eat questionably nutritious food. Fast food, processed, high in fat, salt and sugar content, is very popular. Restaurants compete through unusually...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091405/nei_20050914003.shtml
Neighbors
Hard winters take a toll on deer

...cold times. When snow gets chest-deep on deer, they expend a lot of energy getting around. It also makes finding nutritious food difficult, and predators are more likely to be successful. The mid-1960s marked three consecutive years of record...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032507/out_20070325099.shtml
Outdoors
State relies on stores to enforce new voucher rule

...breast-feeding women in low- to moderate-income families can get vouchers good at participating stores for specific nutritious food items. WIC coupons are not for a set dollar amount per family but instead cover certain food items. The food list...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020805/sta_20050208007.shtml
News
Biologists warn against giving food to hungry moose

...they'll always lose weight through the winter," Selinger told the Peninsula Clarion. "There just isn't enough nutritious food for them to eat to keep up their energy reserves." Moose use up their fat reserves during the winter. Sometimes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032304/sta_moose.shtml
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