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From seed to tray in Oakland: the power of Garden to Cafeteria programs

Today’s guest blogger is Oakland-based FoodCorps service member Danielle Nahal. You’ll want to read this one all the way through.

FoodCorps service member and guest author Danielle Nahal at Stonehurst Elementary in East Oakland

FoodCorps service member and guest author Danielle Nahal at Stonehurst Elementary in East Oakland

There are few places more exciting to be as a FoodCorps service member than Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). The district has made incredible strides both in their school garden programs as well as their school lunch initiatives, where the California Thursdays program has begun serving entirely California sourced, scratch-cooked meals every week across more than 80 schools.

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