Increasing REAL Food Access and Education

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Support Real Food Access for Children this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving, and this year, falls on Tuesday, December 1st. It’s a moment amid the holiday season that showcases the power of people coming together to do good by supporting the causes they are passionate about, either financially or by sharing their message to amplify the mission. By supporting

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Building a Healthier Planet for our Children

2020 has been a challenging year for all – As we head toward the holiday season and end of the year, Eat REAL is taking time to reflect on all that we are grateful for, the amazing work we have accomplished, and our exciting plans for 2021. Our work wouldn’t be possible without the passionate

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Healing Communities With Real Food

As our country comes together in a time of healing, Eat REAL helps communities by working with schools to increase real food access for children. Our certification program teaches the importance of healthful food and aides schools in transforming their meal programs so that all children can access real, healthful foods.   The healing power of

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Who We Are

Helping Kids Learn to Love REAL Food

“Eat REAL’s partnership and support model is the best example of integrated and collaborative impact that I’ve seen.”
Nick Anicich, Farm to School Program Lead, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Office of Farm to Fork

The largest fast food restaurant chain in the United States is our public school system. Eat REAL is a nonprofit organization on a mission to fix this.

Eat REAL empowers school district food service leaders to make improvements and inspires students, schools, parents, and communities in their real food journeys.

What if food in schools was delicious and it nourished our kids so they could reach their full potential?

Why We're Here

Purpose  
We help kids learn to love real food, for the well-being of people and our planet.

Vision
We envision a future where kids, schools, and communities are thriving in a healthy food system.

Mission
We empower school districts to make food delicious, nourishing, and responsible through our evidence-based certification program. We provide education and support that inspires students, schools, and communities to value real food.

What We Do

Eat REAL’s program presents a higher standard and certification that guides school districts on their journeys to improve food in schools. We offer direct support to our school district partners because they are the change makers in this movement. Together, we build awareness around the power of real food to create a healthier tomorrow.

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