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Natomas Unified School District is Eat Real Certified!

Eat Real is thrilled to announce Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) is Eat Real Certified at the green tier! Serving students in the northwestern Sacramento area, Natomas Unified is the second most diverse school district in the nation (New York Times, 2016), and the most diverse district in California. NUSD’s dynamic, committed food service staff serve their 15,000 students with compassion, building a culture of serving quality food and putting community at the heart of everything they do.  
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Meet Eat Real’s New California Districts

Eat Real’s 2023 California cohort represents three districts that collectively serve 44 schools and reach more that 21,400 students. The fearless Nutrition Services directors of these districts work with their staff to provide healthy, delicious breakfasts and lunches to all students, free of charge, every day. Their desire to seek Eat Real certification indicates their commitment to going above and beyond for the health of their students and our planet. Let’s get to know our newest districts!
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Eat Real x North Monterey County Unified School District

Serving nutritious, delicious, sustainable food is having a real impact on the students and staff of North Monterey County Unified School District. Learn how Eat Real and the Nutrition Services team at NMCUSD are working together to make it happen. Thank you to Taylor Farms for documenting and celebrating the change! Join the movement at eatreal.org.
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Eat Real Visits Washington, DC to Discuss Nutrition Equity for America’s Schoolchildren

Eat Real CEO Nora LaTorre, WANDA CEO Tambra Raye Stevenson, and USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Jenny Lester Moffitt moving mountains to address child nutrition security, in schools and beyond, as part of 2023 Organic Week in Washington, DC Last week, Eat Real CEO Nora LaTorre was in Washington, DC to participate … Read more

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It Takes a Village to Transform School Food

Serving thousands of students nutritious meals every day takes a dedicated team of school food professionals. From the nutrition staff and chefs who create the recipes with local ingredients, to the administrators who support these changes, to the communities who care about an equitable cafeteria experience for their students, it truly takes a special group … Read more

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