The Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Competition

Posted on: November 18th, 2012 by Jennifer Boulanger

Earth Day Network’s competition for student journalists ages 13–18 is designed to bring the hard facts about school food to entire school communities in the students’ own words. Articles submitted for consideration must be about the need for healthy, sustainable school food and must have been published in a school newspaper. Best-selling author and food activist Michael Pollan will judge the finalists and select the winners! First prize: $1,500. Second prize: $1,000. Third prize $500. Fourth Prize (x3): $300. Plus, $200 for your journalism class and the opportunity to have your work publicized on our websites and through our extensive networks. For contest rules, go to http://www.earthday.org/contestruleslunch. Contest ends February 28, 2013. Winners will be announced on Earth Day – April 22, 2013.