Winter Cooking Class at the Student Nutrition Services: On December 16th, Georgeanne Brennan gave a coking class to the staff of the Student Nutrition Services entitled “Incorporating Winter Fruits and Vegetables into the Menu and Flavor Profiles of Southeast Asia”. The lesson featured Southeast Asian dishes such as Vietnamese Spicy Coleslaw and Singapore Egg Noodles with Chicken and Vegetables. Also included was a presentation about the nutritional aspects of winter fruits and vegetables from a member of the DJUSD Nutrition Advisory Committee, Poppy Strode, MS, MPH, RD.
Davis Farm to School Connection Evaluation Grant Renewed: Davis Farm to School has renewed its partnership with the UC Davis Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP) to fund evaluation of their school lunch program. This falls under UC SAREP’s goal of supporting California's rural and urban communities in understanding the concept and value of sustainable agriculture and participating in sustainable food and agricultural systems.