The California Thursdays Network includes 71 public school districts across the state with more than 2,900 schools, 1.85 million students, and 11,600 nutrition service staff. Collectively, districts in the Network serve over 309 million school meals each year. SEE THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS ›
Get cooking with your kids! Use this free cookbook with four delicious California Thursdays meals to prepare at home. GET IT HERE ›
School districts in San Diego county are collaborating to serve more fresh, local food. FIND OUT MORE ›
How can you help improve the quality of your child's school meals? Here are five things you can do to learn about school meals and encourage your district to make them fresher, healthier, and tastier.
FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO ›
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The talented actor, talk show host, and author shares her support for fresh, real school food. SEE MORE ›
Learn how districts across the state are transforming their meal programs and linking classrooms, cafeterias, and school gardens.
How can you encourage students' curiosity and understanding of California food? Here are five things educators can do that support teaching and learning about fresh, healthy California food, the people who provide it, and how it grows. FIVE THINGS EDUCATORS CAN DO ›
These 21 recipes, scaled and tested for 50 and 100 servings, feature California-grown fruits and vegetables. Designed for school nutrition services, these reimbursable recipes include meal plan contributions, serving sizes, and recipe yields. GET THE RECIPES HERE ›
21 recetas que pueden render entre 50 y 100 porciones.
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See newscasts and articles about the movement for freshly prepared California school meals. SEE MORE ›
The Center for Ecoliteracy is a nonprofit that advances ecological education in K-12 schools. We recognize that students need to experience and understand how nature sustains life and how to live accordingly. VISIT US HERE