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February 15, 2016

Join a discussion on the Philadelphia school lunch system

The event is a two-part series about school lunch nutrition

The nonprofit Repair the World: Philadelphia is hosting a two-part lecture series centered on the Philadelphia school lunch system. Guest speakers will make appearances at the first event, and then the follow-up discussion will include a film screening. The events can be attended as a series or separately.

Ketchup With Us: A Look at the Philadelphia School Lunch System

The first lecture will focus on what the majority of students in Philadelphia are eating at school. 

Guest speakers Deborah Bentzel of The Food Trust, who will be giving an overview of the National School Lunch Program, and Dale Mezzacappa of The Philadelphia Public School Notebook will lead the discussion.

Wednesday, Feb. 17
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4029 Market St.

A is for Apple: Nutrition in Philadelphia Schools

Part two of the food and education series will dive into the community's response to unhealthy school lunches. 

A film screening of "Cafeteria Man" and a discussion of nutrition programs in Philadelphia schools will round out the evening.

Wednesday, Feb. 24
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4029 Market St.