And Lisa (ClairesMommy) if you're ever in San Francisco, I'll set you up with a bunch of wonderful places that serve gluten-free menus.
It takes 12 pounds of grain and 2500 gallons of water to produce ONE POUND of beef.
Livestock generates 65% of all human-related nitrous oxide, which is 296 times more warming to the environment than carbon dioxide; 37% of all human-related methane, which 23 times as warming as CO2; and 64 percent of ammonia, which contributes significantly to acid rain.
"If you care about the planet, it's actually better to eat a salad in a Hummer than a cheeseburger in a Prius."
-- Bill Maher
I have no issues with them not serving it, but I think they should allow it to be brought in. We love going to games and having hot chocolate and popcorn, it is a tradition.
Molly, Morgan, Mia and Carson
Meh like Kim I was okay with them selling junk and I'm okay with this. I'm not okay with bringing i n drinks and food. Encourages teenagers to bring in alcohol.
Although, I'm not an avid high school sports attendee so maybe that's why. I WOULD be upset if they started regulating fairs and festivals because how would I get my fix of fried dough and apple cider donuts??
I almost didn't open the thread because I thought you were asking which one you should bring for snacks for the players.
Anyway...schools are in a unique position with this. Do you extend the school rules to include after-school activities as football, dances, plays, etc.? Or send what could be considered mixed messages?
Sports venues used to have very traditional food - popcorn, peanuts, hog dogs, soda, and beer. Venturing out to more creative stuff has done them well, but to get rid of the traditional stuff? No way! The HS should sell cheese and hummus and all the crap. It's a huge money-maker for the school.
-Alissa, mom to Tristan (5) and Reid (the baby!)
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