Amie Hamlin has been the executive director of the Coalition for Healthy School Food (CHSF) since its founding in 2004. Previously, she was the director of other non-profits that focused on the environment and tobacco control. CHSF was co-founded by Amie after she wrote a NYS legislative resolution for healthy plant-based entrees and nutrition education in schools, which passed unanimously in 2004. Amie has a master’s degree in education and She is a graduate of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program. She is the mom of a college student. In her spare time, Amie operates Growing Peace Farm, a small veganic farm outside of Ithaca, NY. www.healthyschoolfood.org. , Facebook , Twitter Instagram .
To be compliant with the United States Department of Agriculture School Meal Program, each lunch must offer five components: vegetable, fruit, protein, grain (must be 50% whole grain – which is called 100% whole grain rich, and may contain preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup), and milk.
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