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Fashionable Feasts: Lunch Box 2.0

Bye-bye, brown bag. Hello, hot lunch.
March 19, 2008

The Food Channel pushes adventure, the doctor demands healthful habits, common sense suggests sustainable measures. The pressure on today's brown bagger to trade the PB&J for a warm, spicy, balanced, and fresh meal intensifies daily. This is not a bad thing, given the possibilities for flavor, fitness, and a shrinking carbon footprint, but a shift to moveable feasts means that the brown bag is out. Fortunately, fanciful options for meal conveyance are many.

Jennifer Foote Sweeney is a contributing editor for Edutopia.

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