Annual Vendor Summit
On behalf of David Binkle, Director Food Services Division we would like to invite you to our Annual vendor Summit on May 30th . The address and details are on this flyer.
If you have any questions please contact Ann Marie Marmolejo at (213) 241-2993.
The Edible Education event is to promote knowledge of science through food, and food through science.
Who: Featuring: Alice Waters, Wendy Slusser, David Binkle
When: Thursday, April 25 at 7:00pm
Where: UCLA's Royce Hall (map)
Pricing: Tickets $25 UCLA's Central Ticket Office
See THIS FLYER for more details!
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Food and Nutrition Policy
LAUSD and the Food Services Division has passed a policy for Improving Food and Nutrition. For the entire resolution and implementation plan, please see the links below.
Cooking Up Change-LAUSD students face off in healthful cooking contest
Aspiring chefs from six Los Angeles Unified high schools competed Thursday in Cooking up Change, a national contest to create a nutritious meal that appeals to kids and teens.Teams whipped up balanced meals following rules on calories, fat, sodium and simplicity. The winners advance to the national level, and their creations will join the district menu.
Breakfast in the Classroom - CBS Evening News
Schools work to feed hungry students. An estimated 16 million American children under the age of 18 are currently considered food-insecure with limited or uncertain access to nutrients. Some cities are trying to fill the gap by feeding children in the classroom. Check out Breakfast in the Classroom featuring Cienega Elementary on the CBS Evening News.
LA Schools Embark on Anti-Obesity, Healthy Food Program
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) takes on child nutrition beyond lip service and goes the extra length to make food not only good for the health but acceptable to the palate of kids. The second largest school district in the U.S. is making improvements to school lunches in ways that students consume familiar-looking food without knowing that it had been modified to carry extra nutrients. READ MORE
Health Habits with Board Member Nury Martinez PSA
Click on the link(s) below for Lunchtime with Board Member Nury Martinez.
LAUSD Good Food Procurement Methods
The purchasing of Good Food is a vital component to providing the nutritional needs of all children in the LAUSD. The Governing Board of the Los Angeles Unified School District commits to the Good Food Purchasing Pledge to improve our region’s food system through the adoption and implementation of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council (LAFPC) Good Food Purchasing Guidelines.
For the entire resolution READ MORE
Cafe LA Fact Sheet
For current key information see our Cafe LA Fact Sheet .