Shared Community Values for a Just Food System

The Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) is a process that Congress goes through every five years to make changes the rules and programs that apply to all child nutrition programs, which include school breakfast and lunch, summer meals, meals served at child and...

Go Green and Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day will occur on Thursday, April 22, 2021 this year, marking 51 years of celebrating green living and eco-friendly issues. Earth Day is a great opportunity to help students understand the importance of caring for the environment and the land and the role that...

Personalize Your Plate: Include Local Foods!

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to celebrate one of our favorite things – good food! Good food choices and fitting in daily physical activity is so important to the health of adults and kids alike.   This year’s theme is Personalize Your...

Inspiring Brave Eaters

Kids and healthy food choices can be tricky, but not impossible. When it comes to letting kids make their own healthy choices, it is important to give them tips and tricks they can use to do it! Letting kids make their own food choices can take work off of a...

Put Local on Your Shopping List This Year

The pandemic has no doubt had an impact on our local food businesses.  The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to support these businesses, all who play an important role in our local food community.  Who wouldn’t love a gift basket filled with local...

Make this Thanksgiving a meal to remember

This season, our Thanksgiving Day feast may be smaller as families stay closer to home. Regardless of the size of your celebration, we hope your table is full of fresh, local fixins that nourish and fulfill you. Impress your dinner guests by making the best...

It Takes A Community to Feed a Community

It Takes a Community to Feed A Community –  that has been more true than ever this year.  This month, join us is celebrating National Farm to School month, to honor all those who work hard to feed our school kids- farmers, food hubs, school foodservice staff,...

Local Menu Takeover. Go Local. Grow Healthy

Pizza Bagel Bistro Box? Fiesta Bean Spicy Salad? Peachy Keen Cookie Crumble? Berry Blast Fro-Yo? Sign up us for this menu – where are we eating? Why school of course! COVID may have certainly changed the way that schools are serving food this year, but it did...