Dipper Bars are the newest thing being tested in San Diego Unified cafeterias.
fall festivals at Ellen Browning Scripps, Hickman and Sessions
elementary schools were able to sample some of the local, farm fresh,
healthy fruits and vegetables from their new Dipper Bars.
Dipper Bar concept takes salad bars a step further by offering fruits
and vegetables cut in a way that can be dipped in a variety of healthy
sauces and dips like hummus, salsa, and the new Green Bellies honey
Dipper bars make salad bar food into finger
foods, making them easier to eat at lunch. The Dipper Bar program is
being piloted at selected schools.
“Cathy Carrot” was dietetic
intern Kathleen Galendez who was accompanied by Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School site leader
Matilda Ma. The displays and events were organized by Mary Tyranski,
FoodCorps Service Member.
For more information on Food Services programs contact Gary Petill, Food Services Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.