Category Archives: CA-Sacramento

Sacramento’s Mayor Kevin Johnson says, “Up next: farm to school capital.”

Up next: Sacramento, the farm-to-school capital By Mayor Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Growing up, I was lucky to have a close relationship with my grandparents. They instilled in me a strong work ethic, made sure I studied hard and did all … Continue reading

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Sacramento’s Fabi Ramirez, “Giving Good Service to Students”

FABI RAMIREZ, Food Service 4, Kitchen Manager, Alice Birney Elementary School, Sacramento Unified School District, Sacramento, CA Origin: Guadalajara, Mexico One of the first things Fabi Ramirez tells us as she shows us around her sparkling kitchen is that the … Continue reading

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Sacramento’s Tia Andrade – “If it doesn’t Taste Good, Kids Won’t Eat It.”

TIA ANDRADE, SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE LEVEL 4, CAFETERIA MANAGER,  Leonardo da Vinci K-8, Sacramento City Unified School District,Sacramento, CA Origin: Kansas City, MO Tia grew up in the Midwest, eating what she calls a typical Midwest diet of meat loaf, … Continue reading

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Sacramento, CA – Brenda Padilla’s No Fan of Airplane Food

The city of Sacramento, California’s capitol, sits astride the confluence of two of the West’s great rivers, the Sacramento River and the American River. It is the gateway to both the Sierra Mountains and the rich, agricultural heartland of the … Continue reading

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