Five Things That Parents Can Do

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.

TALK with your kids about where your food comes from.

VISIT a farmer's market or grocery store that features locally grown fruits and vegetables.

TRY new recipes featuring fresh local ingredients.

SHARE our two-minute Making the Case video with your friends and school leaders.

ASK your school district to consider California Thursdays and apply to join the network of participating districts.

California Thursdays is a collaboration between the Center for Ecoliteracy and participating school districts to serve healthy, freshly prepared school meals made from California-grown food.