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California’s School Meals for All Program Proves More Students Eat When Meals are Free

California Student’s Participation in School Meals Outperforms National Trends

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Seven Proven Strategies to Increase Students’ Time to Eat

Providing sufficient time to eat school breakfast and lunch benefits both students and the school meal program.

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Eating Learning Growing

Resources from our professional development workshop on culturally relevant farm to school education.

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2023 Leadership and Innovation Awards

The California Food for California Kids® Leadership and Innovation Awards honor leaders across the state for their creativity and initiative in school nutrition and farm to school programs.

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Farm to School

Our bilingual short film showcases the Pajaro Valley Unified School District and the power of youth leadership in the farm to school movement.

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Bay Area Bountiful: The Center for Ecoliteracy

Hear from the Center for Ecoliteracy and Santa Clara Unified School District on the value of connecting the school farm to the classroom and cafeteria.

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The Center for Ecoliteracy advances the teaching and modeling of sustainable practices in K–12 schools.

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