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Whether life imitates art or art imitates life remains an open question, but what started out as a television show with the word "revolution" in its title is becoming, well, a revolution. Individuals, parents and those with little traditional “power” to effect large-scale change are taking to the Internet to demand higher-quality eats for their kids. Just yesterday, former Gourmet editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl tweeted: “In DC, and I can't get this piece about how kids here eat off my mind.”
“This piece” was a simple blog post by Ed Bruske, a former Washington Post reporter who now works as a personal chef and active gardener, having co-founded the group DC Urban Gardeners. The post that caught Reichl’s attention recounted Bruske's horror at seeing the lunch served at his daughter’s DC elementary school, a meal which consisted of french fries, Sun Chips, and strawberry-flavored milk.
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