Monarch Dining partners with FEAST Virginia to help with creating recipes and produces a monthly "how-to" video to prepare the featured vegetable. Dining staff help to pack the Take It & Make It Kit bags with all the ingredients for the monthly recipe for the Student Pantry and a QR code to the instructional video.
Virginia Farm to School
Each month there is a featured local vegetable that FEAST Virginia creates a simple, easy to follow recipe card. These cards are distributed throughout the Norfolk Public School system in low income communities in bags of food.
Aramark Food Services Old Dominion University Students Pantry partnered FEAST Virginia to create a Take It & Make It Kit using the recipe card. Aramark provides all the ingredients for these Kits each month.