The Central Kitchen Food Truck Debuts at the Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Festival
This past Saturday, September 18 our Sacramento City Unified School District’s Nutrition Services team launched the Central Kitchen Food Truck at the 2021 Farm-to-Fork Festival. The Nutrition Services team packed a full day of serving Birria Style Tacos and Chilled Chamoy Fruit Cups. Festival attendees were able to get a preview of what is hoped to be new items on SCUSD school lunch menu in the near future.
As the Nutrition Services team served the thousands of festival attendees, we were thrilled to chat and share with festival goers about our commitment to our students and our work because we believe every student, regardless of income, deserves a freshly prepared meal while at school. We were proud to highlight some of our farm partners including: Vierra Farms, Leavitt Lake Ranches, Yeung Farm, JJB Family Farms, The Garlic Company, Javiar Produce, Dwelley Farm and Queso Salazar.
Proceeds from Central Kitchen Food Truck sales at the festival will benefit SCUSD students for field trips to Floyd Farms run by nonprofit partner Food Literacy Center. SCUSD designed and built an urban farm and state of the art cooking school on the campus of Leataata Floyd Elementary that will serve to educate students about food literacy and ultimately teach them to eat their vegetables. Floyd Farms is scheduled to open this October.
At full staffing and capacity, the goal of the Central Kitchen Food Truck will be to provide breakfast and lunch daily at middle and high schools throughout the district.
Learn more about the Central Kitchen at https://thecentralkitchen.org/.