Sustainable Food Systems continues to receive national and international
acknowledgement and recognition. These credits speak to John Turenne's
passion, vision, and successes as Sustainable Food Systems continues to
bridge the gap between traditional and sustainable food systems.
Some moms in Charleston are chanting, "If Cabell County Schools can do it, we can too." Once the Food Revolution cameras left, Sustainable Food Systems stayed behind and retrained the school cooks—in every kitchen of every school in Cabell county.
April Hamilton was especially worried about the impact on kids who often eat better at school than at home, "We need to make their meals exceptional, exceptionally nutritious. It doesn't have to be gourmet, but just a really great whole, fresh meal."
"John has established a well-designed,
thoroughly tested and successful model
for a locally-grown menu in an institutional
food service operation that appeals
to the tastes of student customers." Connecticut Farmland Trust