During the first round of the USDA Farm to School grant program, hundreds of applicants across the country competed for a limited amount of funding.
In this webinar, USDA Farm to School personnel, FNS child nutrition program staff, a food service director from Valley City Public Schools, North Dakota, and a farm to school coordinator from Denver Public Schools address the new meal pattern in general and inclusion of local and regional products in specific.
Registered dietitian reviews the benefits of whole grains for breakfast.
Registered dietitian discusses tips for adding budget-friendly whole grains to meals.
Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu
Flyer. The School Day Just Got Healthier -- For School Administrators
Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. Foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, and lean protein foods contain the nutrients you need without too many calories. Try some of these options.
Poster. At School. At Home. Eating Out. Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables.
In middle school, you have more say in deciding things for yourself. You can also help to make your school healthier. There’s a lot you can do to get more healthy food choices and more opportunities for physical activity for everyone.
There are short-term and long-term advantages to making healthier foods and regular physical activity priorities at your school.