205 LaFayette Avenue
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone: 770.460.3990 x. 480
Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School Month! Check back this October for our Farm to School Spotlight!
We are proud to announce the State of Georgia's Harvest of the Month program, which promotes a different fresh produce item each month. This month is peaches! Click here for more information!
Student Chef Competition
As part of the Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Program's Shake It Up in School Nutrition initiative, Georgia Department of Education is holding it's second annual Shake It Up- Farm to School Student Chef Compeitition. It is open to student teams in grades 9-12 throughout the state. For more information, please click here.
School Nutrition Shakes It Up
The Georgia Department of Education- School Nutrition Team has launched a state-wide initiative to enhance the flavor of school meals and imporve the perception of Georgia School Nutrition Programs called "Shake It Up." Here is a video about the initiative. Fayette County School Nutrition has been challenged to take the "Shake It Up" Pledge. School Nutrition has applied Fayette County for the Gold Commitment. This commitment requires excellent customer service, requires us to provide health fruits and vegetables, improve food quality, and showcase Georgia Grown food items on the menu. We are very excited for this statewide iniative!
Here are two new videos for Shake It Up!
Please click here, to view the Shake It Up Newsletter.
On Monday, October 24, 2016, districts across the state of Georgia were honored with the prestigious Golden Radish Award for their farm to school accomplishments. Fayette County Schools was awarded the Silver Award for the 2016-17 school year. The Golden Radish award recognizes schools that are involved in local food procurement to hosting taste tests. A few schools across the district have their own gardens. School Nutrition Director, Kokeeta Wilder, Lead Manager, Ginger McCann, and Robert J. Burch's Garden Coordinator, Sandy Golden, accepted the award.
For more information, please visit the GeorgiaOrganics.org website.
Our mission is to provide our future leaders with nutritional, quality meal choices through education and friendly service in a caring environment.