Taste Test Day will be on Thursday, November 15th. Students will have the opportunity to try Quinoa Salad with Vegetables. This recipe uses black beans and was submitted by Country/Field Schools parent Mary Antaki. Weston Public Schools participates in the National School Lunch Program. As such, we are required to offer students beans and legumes at least once per week. By offering beans and other legumes in a variety of different preparations, we hope to encourage students’ familiarity with and preference for this protein-packed, sustainable source of fiber and B vitamins. If you would like to submit a recipe or support this program with your time, please contact WPS Nutrition Analyst and Farm to School Coordinator Kelly Shaw.
First and second graders loved the fennel from Land’s Sake Farm that we sampled in September! This was surprising as it was not well-received by other grades or other schools. Woodland is full of adventurous eaters who are willing to try new foods. We will continue sampling new foods throughout the year. In October, Taste Test Day will be on Thursday, October 18th. If you have ideas for future taste tests or would like to volunteer, contact WPS Nutrition Analyst and Farm to School Coordinator Kelly Shaw.