Kyushoku/Shokuiku Constituent List

On this page you'll find an ongoing list of organizations and individuals interested in and working on food education and Japanese school lunch. Do you know someone who isn't listed here that should be? Email me! 


Further Reading


School Meals

“School Lunch Program in Japan,” National Institute for Educational Policy Research, 2013. https://www.nier.go.jp/English/educationjapan/pdf/201303SLP.pdf

Fischer, Max, “How Japan’s Revolutionary School Lunches Helped Slow the Rise of Child Obesity,” The Washington Post, January 28, 2013. Accessed October 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2013/01/28/how-japans-revolutionary-school-lunches-helped-slow-the-rise-of-child-obesity/

“Japan’s Food Self Sufficiency Rate Misses Target Again,” Japan Times, August 2, 2016. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/08/02/national/japans-food-self-sufficiency-rate-misses-target/#.WKILmPkrKUk

Iizuka, Sachiko. Hiramoto, Fukuko. “Historical Study on the Duties of the School Dietician System,” Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University, 2013. http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110009595365/en

“School Lunch Program in Japan,” National Institute for Educational Policy Research, 2013. https://www.nier.go.jp/English/educationjapan/pdf/201303SLP.pdf

Brasor, Philip. Tsubuku, Masako. “Japan’s Humble School Lunch: Social Leveler and Sacred Cow,” Japan Times, December 10, 2016. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/12/10/business/japans-humble-school-lunch-social-leveler-sacred-cow/#.WJ-HWfkrKUk

 “The Dream Team with One Heart: Emergency Ration School Lunches,” Gakkõ Kyūshoku Magazine, November, 2011. https://docs.com/ayako--mochizuki/9373/p038-059

Harlan, Chico. “On Japan’s School Lunch Menu: A Healthy Meal, Made from Scratch,” The Washington Post, January 26, 2013. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/on-japans-school-lunch-menu-a-healthy-meal-made-from-scratch/2013/01/26/5f31d208-63a2-11e2-85f5-a8a9228e55e7_story.html?utm_term=.040f88e3ba0b

Shokuiku (Food Education)

 “What is Shokuiku (Food Education)?” Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishery. http://www.maff.go.jp/e/pdf/shokuiku.pdf

Yotova, Maria. “‘Right’ food, ‘Responsible’ citizens: State-promoted food education and a food dilemma in Japan,” Asia Pacific View Point, December 2016. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/apv.12135/full