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Much like in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery stores shelves are again bare, and supply chain disruptions are causing food shortages across the United States. Public institutions like schools also struggle to source the ingredients
In her new book, How the Other Half Eats, sociologist Priya Fielding-Singh delves into food inequality in the United States. The book is the culmination of years of in-depth ethnographic research. The author interviewed 160 families across the
Eat REAL’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Robert Lustig contributed to a cover page Newsweek story. In an attempt to garner more awareness and incite urgency around the state of American health, the cover story highlights the devastating repercussions
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
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
We help kids learn to love real food, for the well-being of people and our planet.
We envision a future where kids, schools, and communities are thriving in a healthy food system.
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.