Category Archives: CA-Esparto

Esparto High School’s Cook – Lavella Kieny

LAVELLA KIENY, COOK, ESPARTO HIGH SCHOOL, Esparto Unified School District, Esparto, CA Origin: Live Oaks, CA Things are about to change at Esparto High School, and for Lavella Kieny, who runs the school’s cafeteria. Next school year, 2014-15, the campus … Continue reading

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Esparto’s Natalie Zentner grew up on a cattle ranch

NATALIE ZENTNER, COOK, Esparto K-8 School, Esparto Unified School District, Esparto, CA Origin: Esparto Natalie grew up on the family cattle ranch where there was always a big garden. “We ate what was raised on the ranch – cucumbers, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Esparto’s Cathy Miller Cooks from Scratch

CATHY MILLER, Lead Cook, Esparto Unified School District, Esparto, CA Origin: Capay Valley, CA Cathy Miller is at home in a big kitchen, cooking from scratch. She grew up on a 300 acre ranch in the lush Capay Valley, just … Continue reading

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Stacie Vasquez, Esparto’s Director is Perhaps the Youngest in CA

Esparto is a small rural community at the mouth of the Capay Valley in Yolo County, west of highway 505. The community hosts an annual almond festival in honor of the blossoms, and now has an Almond Trail as well. … Continue reading

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