Jill Cuadros Eugene's District Kitchen Serves Many Purposes By Karen Richards • Dec 16, 2019 Karen Richards Eugene 4J’s shift to in-house cooking has meant multiple operations needed to start from scratch. The facilities at the Education Center exemplify several of the changes. Listen Listening... / 2:34 4J Schools Find Fruits Of In-House Food By Karen Richards • Dec 16, 2019 Karen Richards Eugene 4J schools started making food in-house this summer, ending a 21-year run of outsourcing. The transition is complex, but there are many fruits for the labor. Listen Listening... / 0:58 Schools In Eugene Transition To Making Meals From Scratch By Amy Brenneman • Aug 16, 2019 Eugene School District 4J The Eugene 4J School District is moving their meal services in-house. After more than 20 years of working with large food service companies, staff are trying out locally-sourced recipes.