Tools and articles for redesigning school meal programs and helping students learn about food's place in our lives

Vince Caugin

California School Nutrition Directors Celebrate Historic Investments in School Meals

As the new school year begins, school nutrition leaders share their thoughts with the Center for Ecoliteracy on California’s historic $2 billion investment in school meal programs.

Child at school salad bar

Ingredient Guide for Better School Food Purchasing

A resource for school food leaders committed to improving the overall quality, nutritional value, and safety of school food.

Rethinking school lunch guide

Rethinking School Lunch Guide

A planning framework for improving school food, supporting sustainable food systems, and teaching and integrating curriculum around food issues.