How many fruits and vegetables do I need?

10/17/2018

Why do I need to eat fruits and vegetables? Fruits and vegetables provide us with many health benefits and nutrients that we would not be able to get otherwise. There’s no such thing as an...

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Farm To School Month: We Support California Farmers

10/15/2018

October is Farm To School Month, when school districts around the country step up their local procurement, try in-class taste tests of different produce, and introduce new foods to school meals. Vista Unified School District...

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Celebrating VUSD Gold Winners of HealthierUS School Challenge!

10/12/2018

Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) was a spectacle yesterday. Power Panther (the USDA mascot), 200 5th grade students, Gertrude the dairy cow, the Boys & Girls Club of Vista, and over two...

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October Harvest Of The Month Tasting Parties: Pears

10/09/2018

Every month, Vista Unified teachers have access to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables for classroom taste tests. This fun activity, part of our Farm To School program, features a Harvest Of The Month based...

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Congratulations to Grapevine on the Silver Spike Award!

10/02/2018

We’re excited to announce that the WaveCrest Cafe kitchen staff at Grapevine Elementary is the recipient of the very first Silver Spike Award! The Silver Spike Award recognizes a WaveCrest Cafe team that has forged...

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Celebrating National Food Service Workers Day at VUSD

09/25/2018

Today we’re celebrating National Food Service Workers Day by introducing some of the hard working people who feed our students every day. Get to know your WaveCrest Cafe staff! Letha McWey, Vista High School Letha...

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Fall Farmers Markets For All Vista Elementary Schools

09/21/2018

This fall, every Vista Unified elementary school is getting a visit from a farmers market! Hosted by Food 4 Thought (and your lovely Child Nutrition Services department), students will get to pick their own fresh,...

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Open Call for Wellness Council Site Reps!

09/20/2018

Are you interested in supporting wellness throughout Vista Unified School District? We’re looking for anyone in the district community (staff, parents, and community members) to be part of our Wellness Council and help shape the...

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WaveCrest Cafe Featured On “Salad Bar Heroes” Blog

09/12/2018

WaveCrest Cafe was recently featured on the Salad Bar Heroes blog, part of Salad Bars 2 Schools, a program that began in 2010 when four partner organizations that had all been doing similar work joined forces....

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Fear Factor Food Challenge at Hannalei

09/10/2018

Last Wednesday the students at Hannalei Elementary got a lunchtime surprise: a Fear Factor Food Challenge! The challenge is simple: try five different foods and earn a colorful sticker announcing “I survived the Fear Factor...

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