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Superintendent Banning, Margaret Fochl, and Food Services Director Baird.

Goleta Union Food Service Worker Named 2014 Classified Employee of the Year

By Claud Mann On Thursday, April 3, The Santa Barbara County Education Office honored a longtime Goleta Union nutrition services staff member as classified employee of the year in the child nutrition category. Margaret Foehl Read more

Goleta Union School District Thanksgiving Feast Feeds Over 3,000!

By Claud Mann Today was a very special day for students in the Goleta Union School District. Thanks to Food Service Director Sharon Baird and her dedicated staff, every student at all nine schools enjoyed Read more


Students Across Santa Barbara County Celebrate National Food Day

Throughout Santa Barbara County, thousands of students celebrated Food Day on October 24th with creative, delicious, and colorful events, such as green smoothie tastings, art projects, salad bar debuts, lunch contests, visiting chefs, rainbow outfits, Read more


What Can You Do about Health and Wellness Policies at Your Local School? Plenty!

Guest Post by Tricia Godfrey, School Food Initiative School Outreach Manager. The 2004 mandate that all school districts create, implement and monitor their own wellness policies could be a powerful tool for improving student health Read more

He Tried It. He Liked It.

School Food Chef Instructor Naomi Serizawa shared this story: “On Tuesday, the first day of the Goleta Union School District’s Health Fair for fifth-graders, a student  came up to the Healthy Snack table and said, Read more