Update on Tony
After catalyzing change around school food in Baltimore, Tony Geraci felt he had taken his role as far as he could, and left in 2011 with confidence that the people and programs were in place to sustain the momentum.
Geraci is currently the Executive Director of Memphis City Schools Nutrition Services, which provides over 200,000 meals a day for 110,000 students. Since his arrival in Fall 2011, he has increased participation in the Breakfast in the Classroom program, initiated an At Risk Supper Meal Program, expanded the farm to school program, and established a 100-acre farm.
He also was recently named one of the top 20 most influential Food Service people in the country.
Here's a few news pieces about Tony's work in Baltimore and current work in Memphis:
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Salad bars sprouting up in Baltimore school cafeterias
Farm to School
Geraci named one of top 20 Influential Food Service people in the country
Food Service Director Magazine
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Local TV news feature on Tony's success in Memphis
Fox News, Memphis
Short video on Tony's work in Memphis