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Food Literacy Month 2015
All the Ways You Can Make a Difference

In September 2012, we worked with Assemblymember Dickinson to declare Food Literacy Month in California to raise statewide awareness about the need for cooking and nutrition education for kids! 

We celebrate each year, and there are many ways you can help us make a difference!

Food Literacy Month Kick-Off

Date: September 1

Location: Portal at R between 17th & 18th Streets


Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

We’re kicking off Food Literacy Month this year at Portal – Sacramento’s coolest new art installation! Join us for a night of food & drinks and cast your vote for this year’s Veggie of the Year! Read more

Vote for the Veggie of the Year!

We want you to vote for Veggie of the Year! View the candidates and cast your vote starting Sept 1! Read more. 

Fruit-to-Root Literacy Fair presented by Raley’s

Date: September 12

Location: McClatchy Park

Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Fair will include:

  • Oak Park Farmers Market
  • Food trucks
  • Vegetable petting zoo
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Music
  • Interactive, hands-on activities
  • Bookmobile and reading space
  • Education
  • Zero Waste

Read more! 

Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Weeks

Dates: September 10-27, 2015

Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Weeks is produced by the California Restaurant Association Sacramento Chapter. A portion of all proceeds made during the two week event will be donated to the Food Literacy Center. Read more. 

Support Local Businesses!

Sun & Soil Juice Company will have a special Food Literacy Center juice for the month of September. (10% of each juice purchased benefits Food Literacy Center)

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters is selling a special Food Literacy Coffee for the whole month of September! (75% of each bag purchased benefits Food Literacy Center)

Dos Coyotes Border Cafe is selling a special Tacos for Charity for the whole month of September ($1 of each special purchased benefits Food Literacy Center)

Whole Foods Market 5% Day

Shop at participating Whole Foods Market locations on September 16 and Whole Foods will donate 5% of the day’s net sales!

Locations: Whole Foods Sacramento, Whole Foods Roseville, Whole Foods Folsom

Buy a T-Shirt!

Alongside our green Food Literacy Center t-shirt, we have TWO NEW SHIRTS available! I hope you’re as excited about these shirts as we are!

T-shirts on sale starting Sept 1!

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