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Cooking School


Food Literacy Center
Future Cooking School & Headquarters

“Food literacy education is as important as reading and math. This project brings critical food education into school day academic curriculum, a big broccoli step towards improving the health of our kids!”

-Amber Stott, Founding Executive Director, Food Literacy Center

Support continued programs today!

Rendering of Food Literacy Center

About the Cooking School

Our new center is coming this fall! Floyd Farms at Leataata Floyd Elementary will be home to a city-run community garden, Food Literacy Center’s cooking school and headquarters, and student gardens managed by our program staff.

Kid with broccoli

Support Expanded Programs
at the new cooking school and garden

Our organization is ready to grow and increase programs for the kids we serve. The cooking school is being built and paid for by the Sacramento City Unified School District, so every new dollar raised goes towards programs for our kids and community. 

Timeline of the cooking school

History & Timeline
Food Literacy Center Cooking School Project

This ambitious and first-of-its-kind project is in partnership with the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD), the City of Sacramento, HMC Architects, and The Mill at Broadway, which neighbors the school campus. We are excited that it is finally coming to life!

Construction Site

Construction Update
April 2021

Groundbreaking September 2019Our cooking school and headquarters is on track to open in fall 2021. We broke ground on this one-of-a-kind project in September 2019. Construction is moving fast on the building. After the building is complete solar panels will be installed followed by inspections. 

Kids with radicchio

Cooking School FAQ

We are excited for the future Floyd Farm’s cooking school, which will also serve as Food Literacy Center’s headquarters. We look forward to providing meaningful programs that invite the Leataata Floyd community to share this resource. If you have any questions about the project or Food Literacy Center, please reach out to

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