USDA Nutrition Standards Update

Updated USDA School Nutrition Standards Your help resulted in higher standards for our nation’s kids! Join us in celebrating a major win for the health of our nation’s school children! The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced its new guidelines for School Food that prioritizes student’s well being by protecting students from excessive … Read more

School Lunch Tour: Capistrano Unified School District

School Lunch Tour: Capistrano Unified School District Experiencing what school lunch can be. We already know that America’s public schools are our country’s largest restaurant chain, but we believe they can also be the best restaurant in town. Our participating districts are proving it! That’s why we’ve started the School Lunch Tour series — a … Read more

School Food Hero Spotlight: Brigaid Chef Stefanie leading the way in school cafeterias

School Food Hero Spotlight: Brigaid Chef Stefanie Brigaid is a community of professional chefs committed to using their culinary expertise to help food service directors achieve their goals. Our friends at Brigaid play a key role in enabling food service directors and their teams to create delicious, nutritious, and culturally relevant food for their students. … Read more

North Monterey County Unified School District is Eat Real Certified!

North Monterey County Unified is Eat Real Certified! Eat Real is thrilled to announce that North Monterey County Unified School District is officially Eat Real Certified! North Monterey County Unified School District (NMCUSD), located in central California, serves over 4,500 students across seven schools. Nearly 90% of NMCUSD’s students are from Hispanic and Latinx families, many … Read more

Schools Can Be Our Nation’s Largest Food Waste Champions

Schools Can Be Our Nation’s Largest Food Waste Champions Thanks to our generous friends at ReFED for having us as guest bloggers to highlight how schools are an incredible lever for fighting food waste. Below is the article we shared: ReFED has reported that over 33% of the food supply in the U.S. is wasted and … Read more

Eat Real Visits Our Mid-South Partners!

Eat Real Visits Our Mid-South Partners As we get into spring and celebrate new growth, we wanted to share an update on the work we’ve been doing to expand our award-winning certification program across the country. We recently introduced our Mid-South partners and we’re so excited to have kicked off our partnership with four school … Read more

Morgan Hill Unified School District is Eat Real Certified!

Morgan Hill Unified School District is Eat Real Certified! Eat Real is thrilled to celebrate our first certification announcement of 2024: Morgan Hill Unified School District! Nestled in southern Santa Clara County, Morgan Hill Unified School District (MHUSD) prides itself on showcasing its local bounty of sustainable, healthy food and has achieved our green tier … Read more

Our 2022-23 Impact Report is here!

Our 2022-23 Impact Report is here! We are so excited about the impact we’ve made together over the last two years that we had to share the stats. But there’s so much more to the story. That’s why we’re  thrilled to share our 2022-23 Impact Report with you.  As you can see from the numbers … Read more

White House unveils Eat Real’s commitment to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities

Incredible news! The White House unveiled Eat Real’s commitment to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities this morning. We’ll share the full details soon, but the most important part is that we’ve pledged to optimize $1BILLION in school cafeteria budgets toward delicious, nutrient-dense, culturally relevant, and planet-sustaining food. This translates into helping ONE MILLION children … Read more