VIENNA, Va., May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Food For Kids™ announced that the grand opening of the first Real Food For Kids™ Salad Bar will take place at Vienna Elementary School on Monday, May 23, 2016.
"Fairfax County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services Department is excited to be teaming up with Real Food For Kids™ to launch the first of 141 elementary school salad bars," said Rodney Taylor, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Fairfax County Public Schools. "The RFFK salad bar will serve as the catalyst for transforming school food throughout FCPS."
|What:||Grand Opening of the First Real Food For Kids™ Salad Bar in Fairfax County Public Schools
|Who:||Hon. Kevin Concannon, Undersecretary, Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services, USDA
|Rodney Taylor, Director, Food and Nutrition Services, Fairfax County Public Schools
|Jennifer Hein, Executive Director, Real Food For Kids™|
|Jessica Donze Black RD, MPH, Director, Kid's Safe and Healthful Project, Pew Charitable Trust|
|Andrew Marshall, United Fresh Produce Association, Let's Move Salad Bars to School (LMSB2S)|
|Ryan McElveen, School Board Member, Fairfax County Public Schools
|John Carmichael, Principal, Vienna Elementary School
|Alex Robbins, Representative for Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA – 11th Dist.)
|Joe Montano, Representative for Senator Tim Kaine (VA)
|Where:||Vienna Elementary School, 128 Center St. S., Vienna, VA 22180|
|When:||Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:00 am – 11:00 am|
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About Real Food For Kids™
Real Food For Kids™ is committed to working in collaboration with our partners to increase the quantities of healthful foods in our school systems, ensuring access to real whole foods for all school children, and developing and delivering programs that educate our students and their families on making healthier lifestyle choices. Learn more at http://www.realfoodforkids.org
About Fairfax County Public Schools
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is the 10th largest school district in the nation with over 186,000 students in 196 schools and centers. FCPS' Office of Food and Nutrition Services serves low cost, nutritious school meals to more than 140,000 customers every day.
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SOURCE Real Food For Kids