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INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT HEALTHIER,
What does it take to reform school food programs, and provide more fresh, healthful and tasty meals to our nation's kids?
Cafeteria Man takes a candid look at Tony Geraci's sweeping, tenacious efforts to kick start school food reform in Baltimore's schools, a large urban district that serves 83,000 students.
As the newly hired Food and Nutrition Director of the city's public school district, Geraci hatches an ambitious, multi-faceted plan to feed students healthy, locally-sourced meals, teach them nutritional awareness, and offer them training and vocational opportunities in the world of food. His bold vision includes a 33-acre teaching farm, school vegetable gardens, student-designed meals, and meatless Monday's.
Visit the CAFETERIA MAN WEBSITE for more information and resources, as well as updates on Tony Geraci's work.
"A clear-eyed look at transformative change in school food, permeated by an infectious sense of possibility."
"A compelling and original wake-up call. Cafeteria Man shows us that improving school food isn't about nutrients and recipes — but vision."
"A feel-good approach to advocating for healthier, and more local school lunches."
"A documentary about one determined individual's battle against a rigid status quo, filmed with honesty, compassion and humor."
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