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Local dignitaries attend a ribbon cutting at the New Lompoc Central Kitchen.

School Food Partners In The News

Two longtime partners of the School Food Initiative were recognized in the press this month. Lompoc Unified School District celebrated the opening of its remodeled central kitchen, as covered by the Lompoc Record HERE. “Much Read more

Children color pictures of healthy food at the Chumash Enterprises picnic.

Project ACT Turns Small Actions into BIG Workplace Wellness Gains, Part 3

Promoting the culture of health and wellness at the Chumash Casino during the pilot of Project ACT proved an interesting challenge, because there are so many shifts and so many different divisions. Communication is tough Read more

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Project ACT Turns Small Actions into BIG Workplace Wellness Gains, Part 2

In the previous post, we discussed how the Orfalea Foundation’s interest in parent engagement led to the funding of a workplace wellness program called Project ACT. Project Manager Seth Nickinson wants people to understand that Read more

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Recipe Instructions: First, Butter 26,670 Slices of Bread…

By Claud Mann Let’s be honest, a great grilled cheese sandwich is one of the most wholly satisfying food experiences possible. At its best, it arrives at the table warm and evenly golden, crisp on Read more

Fruity Fridays ensure that delicious healthy snacks are available at work.

Project ACT Turns Small Actions into BIG Workplace Wellness Gains, Part 1

By Melissa Fontaine and Dean Zatkowsky In a quiet, carpeted conference room at the Santa Barbara County Public Health office, Yoga Teacher Megan Michaels leads employees through a lunchtime yoga class. During their forty minute Read more