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School Food Innovator Series

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School Food Innovator Series

School Food Innovator Series: Partner with Local Farmers

May 1, 2024
1:30 – 2:45 p.m. PT

View event recording and resources.

Join the Center for Ecoliteracy and the Community Alliance with Family Farmers to learn strategies for building relationships with local farmers, navigating bidding rules and regulations, and sourcing more California-grown fruits and vegetables for your students.


  • Cassidy Boardman, Interim Director of Nutrition Services & Farm to School Manager, Upland Unified School District
  • Anna Nakamura Knight, Farmer/Partner, Old Grove Orange
  • Tammy White, Director of Nutrition Services, San Jacinto Unified School District

The School Food Innovator Series provides virtual gatherings for school nutrition leaders focused on building resilient school food systems in California. Join us to connect with peers and take the next step toward more fresh, local school meals.


Photo Credit: Old Grove Orange