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Salad Bars

Salad bars return to FCPS elementary schools after a three-year hiatus.

Lunch Room Collective

Elevating Conversations and Solutions around School Food THE LUNCH ROOM COLLECTIVE, formed by Real Food for Kids in 2017, unites diverse stakeholders (school nutrition directors, school dietitians, school board members, administrators, teachers, parents, legislators, academics, and community members) to advance programs and policies leading to systematic change in the way [...]

Student Nutrition Advisory Council

The Student Nutrition Advisory Council (SNAC) is Real Food for Kids’ student voice. SNAC engages students to advocate for and advance health initiatives within schools. SNAC is overseen by the student representative to Real Food for Kids’ board of directors. In recent years, SNAC led a survey of student opinions [...]

Parents and Families

Real Food for Kids was started in 2010 by a group of Fairfax County, VA parents who came together out of concern about the disconnect between cafeteria offerings and the alarming trends in childhood obesity. We evolved into a nonprofit organization with a legacy of punching above its weight as [...]