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School's Curriculum Fosters Healthful Connection to Food, Environment

One Newark, New Jersey, school is tackling America’s obesity problem. Philip’s Academy Charter School, in the heart of the second-largest city in the New York metropolitan area, has established a first-of-its-kind curriculum that emphasizes healthy eating and food literacy. Its mission is to foster a future generation of environmental leaders. Enter the dining room at Philip’s Academy, past a smiling portrait of then-Harvard student Barack Obama, and everything is green — from its lime...

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