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September is Food Literacy Month!

Veggie of the Year Challenge Date & Time: September 14 to 22 at 9AM The Veggie of the Year Challenge is simple: you commit to eating more veggies! While we hope you’ll agree with our kids, who vote for the Veggie of the Year, we don’t expect anyone to limit their...
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Capitol Heights Academy kids receiving their Food Literacy Hero Award at the Food Literacy Fair

Food Literacy Hero: Capitol Heights Academy

  Food Literacy Center is very proud to name Capitol Heights Academy (CHA) as September’s Food Literacy Hero! CHA is an Aspire charter school located in the Sacramento neighborhood of Oak Park and has been a close partner of Food Literacy Center from the very beginning. It was the first...
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Asian Carrot Slaw Recipe

Asian Slaw Recipe with Endive, Carrot and Cilantro 2 cups shredded purple cabbage or endive leaves 1 cup or about 3 medium carrots grated ½ white onion, thinly sliced 1 to 2 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped ¼ cup rice vinegar 1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce, optional (be careful—this can be hot) 2...
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I Ate It!

“Last year, I ate an apple everyday and someone asked me if I was in...
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“Organic fruits and vegetables have more vitamins and taste better!” – Kindergartener at Capitol Heights...
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National Food Holidays

Every day of the year, some food is being celebrated somewhere. Some holidays are declared by...
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In Season

What's at markets and how to eat it.
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Food Literacy Fair 2014 a Cool Carrot Occasion

The third annual Food Literacy Fair was a squash smashing success! Food Literacy Center partnered...
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