Randy Pench/ rpench@sacbee.com

Cafeteria assistant Yesenia Miranda adds lemon juice and salt to fresh jicama in the Esparto Middle School cafeteria on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 in Esparto, Calif. In Yolo County, in the heart of Sacramento's Farm to Fork region, one of the new, young breed of food service directors is at work for the Esparto Unified School District. At 23 years old, Stacie Velazquez is arguably the youngest school food service director in the state of California. "Right now, I'm buying from Produce Express, a distributor out of Sacramento, but since they buy directly from a lot of the Capay farmers, I know what I'm getting from where." Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

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