Our school district participates in California Thursday, an initiative in which we try to source all of the ingredients in our school lunches on Thursday from California. Most of our food is sourced from California all week anyway, but on Thursday we really focus on it. One tool we have recently acquired with our California Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant is a very large, write on/wipe off map that we hung in our cafeteria behind our salad bar. We can point out to students exactly where parts of their lunch is sourced.
On Food Day, Chef Donald of Jeremy’s on the Campus planned a particularly beautiful California Thursday lunch as part of a state-wide day of collective action.
-Chef Donald’s Garden salad: romaine [california), grape tomatoes (California), organic tri colored juicing carrots (California)
-California fruit salad
Look at this beautiful food and these happy faces!
Thank you to Dave Palmer of Dunk Tank Marketing for these beautiful photos!