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Eat REAL saw a 600% impact growth 2019-2021! Our program reaches over 200k students in 350 schools, increasing access to delicious, sustainable, and healthier real food.
Supply chain disruptions are causing food shortages across the United States, and schools are struggling to source the ingredients they need to serve nutritious meals.
On a beautiful sunny day surrounded by rolling hills and endless green pasture filled with over 100 types of native grasses, Eat REAL hosted a group of leaders who all share a common goal: making schools the largest purchasers of regenerative organic food.
Food waste is one of the biggest problems impacting climate change today. Not only do the agricultural inputs that are required to produce food like water, energy, and fertilizers go to waste when food is discarded, but wasted
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.