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Celebrating Earth Day 2023 with Farm To School Visionaries

Last weekend, Eat Real’s CEO Nora LaTorre and Board Member Miguel Villareal celebrated Earth Day at a special event hosted by California’s First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newson at the gorgeous Soil Born Farms in Sacramento.  The event was intended to highlight California’s Farm to School program and make the connection between food, health, and climate … Read more

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How Healthier School Meals Can Help Heal the Planet

Each day in America, thousands of school foodservice workers spend their days in kitchens and cafeterias preparing meals for our nation’s students. In big cities and small towns, as students roll in, cafeterias are busy getting ready to feed the roughly 30 million children who eat school food every day.  If you treat our nation’s … Read more

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100,000 Comments Needed to Support the USDA’s Improved K-12 Nutrition Standards

You can help nourish the future. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposed new nutrition standards for school meals to improve the health of America’s children. This is an important step forward. Now, your voice is needed so the USDA knows there is broad public support for their recommendations to limit added sugars, emphasize whole grains, … Read more

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Eat Real on the Be Well By Kelly Podcast: Listen Here

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make school lunches healthier for children and the planet? Recently, Eat Real’s CEO, Nora LaTorre, and San Luis Coastal Unified School District’s Director of Food and Nutrition Services, Erin Primer, joined the Be Well By Kelly Podcast to share their experiences in transforming school food.  Listen to … Read more

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Behind the Scenes with Three Eat Real School Districts

One of the favorite parts of our jobs at Eat Real is getting the opportunity to visit the schools participating in our certification program. Recently, our team made three trips across the Bay Area to see first-hand how School Nutrition Directors across the region are transforming school food. We also had the good fortune to … Read more

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