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

Jennifer Orosco

5 Food Service Staff Innovators Serving Freshly-Prepared Meals with Care

Celebrating five food service professionals and how they strive to do more for their students.

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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.

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Investigating Cabbage Traditions

Investigating Cabbage Traditions

Students in grades 3-5 examine the cultural importance of cabbages, conduct a comparison tasting of varieties grown in California, and explore related family food traditions.

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Oranges: A Taste of California Sunshine

Oranges: A Taste of California Sunshine

Students in grades 3-5 read about Eliza Tibbets, a California food pioneer, and extend their learning through observation and comparing the tastes of navel oranges to other citruses. 

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Nourish Companion Guides

Nourish Companion Guides

The Nourish video and companion guides help us to pay attention to the stories behind every bite of food we take.

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Creating Gardens of Goodness

Creating Gardens of Goodness

A downloadable booklet with advice for designing, creating, and maintaining five types of educational gardens. 

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