diets. Much to my dismay, I learned that the USDA was supplying unhealthy foods to these people, in the form of commodities that it had to dispose of because government subsidy programs had caused overproduction.
More research led me to the fact that the USDA was supplying these same unhealthy commodity foods to over 65 million young people in America’s schools. The Lakota People had taught me that all life on Earth is sacred. They showed me how all life is related. They call it, "Mitakuye Oyasin," "All my Relations." I prayed for the children to receive this information.
In 1992, I joined the staff of EarthSave International in Santa Cruz, California, to help create and direct a program that would educate young people, their teachers and the school food service personnel about the problems that poor diets cause. This effort gave birth to the Healthy School Lunch Program and Healthy School Lunch Action Guide. The EarthSave team and I worked together for five years, finetuning that program. We reached hundreds of thousands of young people in schools. Our message was delivered, understood by many and gratefully acknowledged by a few people. Many of the schools began offering plantbased alternatives and the young people were eating and enjoying those meals.
In 1997, I moved to Sedona, Arizona, and continued to evolve this work. It’s been seventeen years since I began dreaming about getting this message to the people. Now I can offer the culmination of this work to you: The Earth Voice Food Choice Manual and the Earth Voice Food Choice DVD.
I hope you will feel as exhilarated as I do about this solutionoriented project. Now you can implement the Earth Voice Food Choice project, also. Good luck!
In the spirit of a healthier future for all,