This was a big week in Washington D.C. for creating nutrition security in America. The important convening of scientists, politicians, nutrition and health experts, chefs, and food industry innovators couldn’t be more timely – as inflation rises, the average price of a bag of groceries increases daily.
Eat REAL CEO Nora LaTorre sat with Sharad Kharé on the Human Biography Podcast to talk about Eat REAL, our work, and the deep systemic food system issues facing our nation today. The conversation focuses on Eat REAL’s role in expanding access to nutritious food through schools. In addition to the award-winning certification program and … Read more
Regenerative Organic Agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems that focuses on soil health, conserving water, sequestering carbon, and promoting biodiversity. It overlaps with organic practices, which means no synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, etc. Many different practices can be considered “regenerative,” and different soil types, geography, or climate may require other … Read more
The School Food Project at Boulder Valley School District Becomes First School to Receive Silver Certification
Eat REAL is proud to announce that Boulder Valley School District’s (BVSD) School Food Project in Boulder, Colorado, has again achieved Eat REAL Certification. BVSD is a model for school food service, nationally recognized as a trailblazer in school food programming.
We are proud to announce Eat REAL, Communities Unlimited inc, and Healthy Flavors are recipients of a 2022 USDA Farm to School Grant. Together, we will develop a blueprint and a stakeholder/collaboration map for strengthening farm to school programs in the Mid-South. You can read more about this competitive grant and the partnership that will expand … Read more