our food culture
The food culture at Raintree School is as much about the rhythms and painstaking care we take in each moment of daily life at our school as it is about completely reevaluating the school lives of young children. Food is a very useful thing. If I may repeat the mantra, it fuels our day. Imagine if every time you filled up your car, you packed it with sludge, or rather pre-chewed and once-digested sludge. The car would eventually revolt in the form of ill-performance. School food (insert picture of Lunch Lady holding ice cream
Healthy minds cannot thrive in the absence of healthy bodies.
scoop full of required Daily Protein), at the least, should be reliable and satisfying.
At its best, food served to children is a glorious feast for the eyes and pallet that ignites the brain into action. Every detail of a child’s experience at Raintree is planned — down to our organic, locally sourced, made from scratch and not processed, seasonally responsive cuisine. Yes, cuisine. We take the food we serve for breakfast, lunch, and snack seriously, because we take your child’s health and success seriously.
The important thing isn’t the minutiae of the attention we’ve placed on our food culture, but that we’ve created one at all and have done so with a purpose. After all, keen minds cannot grow in the absence of healthy bodies.