Carrots are the new Currency!
I foolishly asked why his friend doesn't bring his own and was rewarded with the standard 9 y.o. answer "I dunno" ... sigh ... I was of course delighted though that we're sharing the fresh food love.
Thai fish cakes, stir fry veg and brown rice noodles to go in the thermos plus some lovely summer fruit, corn (which Joe LOVES) and his chopped veg.
Do your kids like carrot sticks?