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Why Food?

Food Carrot

Food is a basic human need for everyone — but especially for our kids.

Without food, kids can’t learn and grow.

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But food is so much more than fuel.
A lifetime of possibilities starts with the places that feed kids every day.
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Kids Eating
Food is lesson in itself
Food is a lesson in itself
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And it is more than that, too.
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  • Food is a feeling.
  • Joy.
  • Contentment.
  • Curiosity.
  • Gratitude.
Food is stories.
Culture. History. Identity. Belonging.
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Food is connection.
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Every meal in a school cafeteria is a social and emotional experience
Every meal in a school cafeteria is a social and emotional experience that builds voice, choice and an inclusive community of kids and the people who nourish them.
that builds voice, choice
and an inclusive community of kids
and the people who nourish them.
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When we see food for what it can bring us, recognize its value and invest in it together
Everywhere
everywhere students are
in their classrooms
in their cafeterias
their school gardens
and in the policies that affect them at every level