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Future Cooking School

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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

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Press release
Rendering of Future Cooking School

Groundbreaking for Floyd Farms
Food Literacy Center Breaks Ground on Future Cooking School to Provide Free Healthy Cooking Programs

SACRAMENTO, CA. (September 18, 2019) – Food Literacy Center is pleased to announce the official groundbreaking of the Food Literacy Center’s future cooking school at Floyd Farms. Floyd Farms at Leataata Floyd Elementary will be home to a city-run community garden, Food Literacy Center’s cooking school and student gardens managed by the nonprofit’s program staff. The project will serve the 330 elementary school students enrolled at Leataata Floyd Elementary and their families, students throughout the Sacramento City Unified School District, and community members.

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Rendering of Food Literacy Center

Overview & Background

Our new center is coming soon! 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.

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Student cutting oranges

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Groundbreaking and Three Year Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship will allow us to continue our mission, and to expand our programming to reach more kids in Sacramento. Together, we are creating healthier kids!

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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!

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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 info@foodliteracycenter.org.

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