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The United Fresh Start Foundation is focused on one core mission — to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

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FreshStart Tour: Palm Springs Unified School District

This January, kick off FreshStart 2019 with the FreshStart Tour of Palm Springs Unified School District.

Each day, the Palm Springs Unified School District provides 22,000 children with meals that include a variety of fresh produce. The district serves breakfast, lunch, after school suppers and also coordinates a summer meal program in collaboration with the Palm Springs area Boys & Girls Club. Through all of these programs, the district served kids over 4 million meals last year alone.

Arrive in La Quinta early on Tuesday, January 15 for an exclusive tour of the operations that make serving 4 million students a year possible in Palm Springs. Buses will depart the La Quinta Resort & Club promptly at 10:30 am, returning at 2:00 pm.

Register for the Tour

Palm Springs Unified School District’s Director of Nutrition Services, Stephanie Bruce will welcome FreshStart Tour attendees at their central kitchen where you’ll learn how produce is received, handled, processed and ultimately distributed to the district’s 28 schools.

Stephanie also will share details of how the district is successfully serving and promoting healthy, fresh-focused meals to students and the community.

  • Lunch will be catered by the school district.
  • The tour is a separately ticketed event.

For more information about the tour, contact Andrew Marshall, Director, Foodservice & Foundation Partnerships at 202.303.3407.