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Miguel Villarreal, the foodservices and nutrition director of Novato Unified School District, works with ExtraFood volunteers to prepare food for delivery.

District finds donating food is easy, reduces waste

Novato Unified School District and ExtraFood work together to feed the hungry in California.

Miguel Villarreal has been shaking up dining at the Novato Unified School District for years. As the foodservices and nutrition director, he’s cut back on sugar, removed red meat and brought in local foods. Last year, he began tackling food waste in his district by working with ExtraFood, an organization that delivers excess food to nonprofits that serve the needy.

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