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The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ “State Dinner”

Last week, ChopChop had the honor of attending the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Kids’ “State Dinner” as a part of her Let’s Move! initiative. Let’s Move! is dedicated to putting children on the path to a healthy future through family education, healthier food in schools, healthy food accessibility, and physical activity.

Pineapple Palooza by Mareesa Ahmad

Have you ever seen a prickly, spiny pineapple at your local grocery store and wondered where it came from? Do pineapples grow on trees or bushes? I recently had the opportunity to visit a family-run working pineapple plantation in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. Costa Rica is the number one exporter of pineapple worldwide. Ninety percent of pineapples consumed in the USA come from Costa Rica. It is known for producing one of the sweetest pineapples in the world!