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  • A Fistful of Flatware: Reusable Utensils for School Cafeterias A Fistful of Flatware: Reusable Utensils for School Cafeterias4J makes eco-friendly shift to reusable utensils while bringing school food service in-house  As Eugene School District 4J transitions to self-operated Nutrition Services management for student food service, a number of projects are underway, including the complete replacement of kitchen items. Pots, pans, trays, plates, storage supplies, utensils for food preparation, dining and serving and other ... Read more...
  • Kids Eat Free This Summer Summer program offers free breakfast and lunch at selected locations June 24–August 16 Summer is here and school is out—but some 4J cafeterias are still cooking. Eugene School District 4J will provide meals at four school sites this summer: Holt, Howard and River Road/El Camino del Río elementary schools, and Sheldon High School. Eugene School District 4J serves ... Read more...
  • Going Local: New Leadership for School Nutrition Expert local food service managers hired to replace Sodexo contractor management team Eugene School District 4J is going local, bringing our school food service program in-house after more than 20 years of contracting with large food services management companies. In a first step this spring, the district is hiring a local food service management team that will ... Read more...
  • Going Local: 4J Prepares to Bring School Food Services In-House Planning and preparations underway for shift to local program Eugene School District 4J is going local, bringing our school food service program in-house after more than 20 years of contracting with a large food services management company. To prepare for the transition, 4J’s nutrition services team has identified and is working to complete several important steps ... Read more...
  • 4J Going Local With School Food Service 4J Going Local With School Food ServiceShift to in-house food service management coming in July Eugene School District 4J is going local, bringing our school food service program in-house after more than 20 years of contracting with a large food services management company. The Eugene School Board voted in March not to renew the district’s longtime contract with Sodexo, a global food services ... Read more...
  • Kids Eat for Free! All Elementary Students Get Free Breakfast Kids Eat for Free! All Elementary Students Get Free BreakfastNew: Free breakfast at every 4J elementary school! We know how important a nutritious breakfast is to help students get the most out of school. Studies consistently show that children who eat a healthy meal before school have longer attention spans and perform better academically. Eugene School District 4J is excited to offer free breakfast to all ... Read more...
  • Free For All: At 5 Schools, Students Eat for Free No charge for meals at five 4J schools this year No such thing as a free lunch? Not true for students at five 4J schools this year. Students need a healthy breakfast and lunch to be ready to learn. Thanks to a federal program and district support, that’s now available free to all students every day this year at five 4J ... Read more...