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

The Eco Ambassador Native  Garden at a Monterey Peninsula school.

Practicing Sustainability — While Saving Millions of Dollars

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District uses California's Proposition 39 funding both to teach and to model sustainable practices in Nutrition Services and throughout the campus.


The Tomato Salsa Challenge

Students in grades 3-5 learn surprising facts about California tomatoes and extend their learning through comparison tasting and a hands-on tomato salsa challenge.

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.