Abundant & Healthy Food

Handful of grapes


We partner with communities to help ensure, fresh, local food is finding its way to consumers through a growing number of channels.

Increases in local food sales to primary schools, colleges, hospitals, prisons, corporate cafeterias and other institutions can build local food economies and provide greater access to healthy food for the public.

UC SAREP helps build farm to school and farm to institution programs around California and the United States by partnering with communities to assess the effectiveness of these local food programs and recommending steps to improve them.

Our evaluations can serve as tools for school districts and institutions interested in beginning their own programs, and can help existing programs improve with practical suggestions for day-to-day operations.