Deardorff Family Farms Donates Salad Bar To Oxnard
TODAY, United Fresh Produce
Association posted this story about Deardorff Family Farms’ Donation to
Vasken Khanjian hosts trivia contest with
students with featuring Tasti-Lee tomatoes.
Last week, representatives
from Deardorff Family Farms hosted an event with the 6th and 7th grade classes
at the E.O. Green Junior High School, which is part of the Hueneme Elementary
School District in Oxnard, CA. They educated students about their local growing
operation, located down the road from the school, and provided samples of their
“This donation is an
excellent example of how produce companies can support United’s child nutrition
programs, while promoting increased fruit and vegetable consumption with
children in their communities,” said Andrew
Marshall, United’s policy and grassroots manager.
|Students at the E.O. Green Junior High School |
enjoying their new salad bar, thanks to Bejo Seeds
and Deardorff Family Farms
partner of Deardorff Family Farms, shared the history of his family’s business
and some of their farming methods that create the bounty that fills Ventura
County. Vasken Khanjian, business
development director for Deardorff Family Farms, hosted a trivia contest with
the students that showcased recipes featuring Tasti-Lee tomatoes.
The school received their
salad bar at the beginning of the school year as part of United Fresh Produce
Association’s Let’s Move Salad Bars to California Schools campaign, and now
students have access to a wide variety of fresh produce options each day.
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