A free webinar series for school food staff and stakeholders on bringing climate-friendly cuisine to your district. Opportunities for USDA Professional Standard Credits will be provided.
12/9 - Organic, Plant-forward, Scratch-Cooked School Meals: Is It Possible?
Learn about successful strategies from Conscious Kitchen’s work with three school districts to source cost-effective organic food and provide plant-forward school meals that are healthy and delicious! Recording available to view here: https://bit.ly/38W9JCi
1/13 - Organic School Food Purchasing: Stories from three California School Districts
Hear from three California school districts on their strategies for purchasing and serving healthier, climate-friendly menu options followed by Q&A. Recording available to view here: https://bit.ly/35YJh9g
1/27 - The Organic School Food Roadmap: Getting Started and Forging Partnerships
Learn about six key strategies, available resources, and funding opportunities outlined in Friends of the Earth’s new Organic School Food Roadmap. This session will highlight the importance of community partnerships and feature several non-profit partners who provide technical and marketing support to help California school districts increase food purchases from local, organic producers.
2/10 - The State of School Menus in CA: Policy and Funding Options for Expanding Climate-Friendly Meals
What were California’s top school lunch items in the Fall of 2019? How often were schools serving climate-friendly, plant-based meals? Friends of the Earth will share exciting new menu research, along with policy and funding opportunities for expanding school food investments in farm to school programming and healthy, organic, and plant-based food. Join us for a rich discussion and learn how to take action to secure the resources that school districts need to be successful!