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Rodney Taylor is the Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Fairfax County, Virginia, Public Schools. He was formerly Director of Nutrition Services for the Riverside Unified School District in Riverside, California. He holds a B.S. degree in Public Administration from California State University. A noted pioneer and expert in farm-to-school salad bars, Rodney is known for establishing the “Farmers Market Salad Bar” program in 1997 while working as Director of Food and Nutrition Services in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. Rodney served on the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, the University of California President’s Advisory Commission for Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the Network for a Healthy California Executive Committee. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Rodney is a consultant trainer for the Institute of Child Nutrition.

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University, Mississippi


Child Nutrition, School Feeding


Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development

Rodney Taylor



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