La Mesa-Spring Valley is dedicated to supporting Farm to School for their students, families and community members- with the goal to support learning through promotion of healthy habits and lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.
La Mesa Arts Academy middle school has an outstanding culinary program, with the goal to provide students opportunities to connect with fresh, healthy food and try out new recipes to bring home. The school district also encourages family lunch-ins to bring parents into school sites to showcase their lunch served. In their cafes,
In their cafes, La Mesa-Spring Valley sources dairy from Hollandia Dairy, a family-owned business in San Diego County. La Mesa is proud to be a part of the Farm to School Collective to provide continuous opportunities for growing health and wellness in their district.