2013

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Nutrition Education Tip Sheets (PDF | 1.6 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Tip sheets provide growing information, nutrition facts, and serving suggestions. Produce included: asparagus, avocado, blueberries, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kiwifruit, mango, peaches, pineapple, red pepper, spinach, and sugar snap peas.


Power Up! Curriculum (Grades 6-8)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Power Up is an 8-week health education program for middle school students in grades 6-8. This program encourages students to make healthier food choices, be physically active and to take an active role in their schools’ wellness policies. It also provides students with an opportunity to taste new, healthy foods and encourage positive self-esteem.


Alaska Lunch Tray (PDF | 2.27 MB)

Alaska Department of Education & Early Development.

This document illustrates the food sources each part of Alaska produces for use in schools.


New School Cuisine cover New School Cuisine: Nutritious and Seasonal Recipes for School Cooks by School Cooks (PDF | 22.91 MB)

Vermont FEED. Vermont Agency of Education. School Nutrition Association of Vermont.

This cookbook was developed by Vermont school cooks and features 80 student-tested quantity recipes. Each recipe is in USDA format and includes a nutritional analysis and crediting information.


Power Panther Pals (K-5)

Kansas State Department of Education. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Power Panther Pals is an 8-week health education program for elementary students. Materials include an implementation manual, student activity book with recipes, PowerPoint slides, and parent newsletters.


Bulletin Boards in a SNAP

Wyoming State Nutrition Action Plan (SNAP) Team.

These bulletin boards can be used in a variety of community settings to convey nutrition and physical activity messages. All the graphics, handouts, activities and background information are provided.


CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Brochure (PDF | 1.42 MB)

Idaho State Department of Education. Child Nutrition Programs.

Serve healthy meals to children in your afterschool program


CACFP Child Care Center Brochure (PDF | 671 KB)

Idaho State Department of Education. Child Nutrition Programs.

How can your center participate in CACFP?


CACFP Family Day Care Home Providers Brochure (PDF | 258 KB)

Idaho State Department of Education. Child Nutrition Programs.

How can you, as a family day care home provider, participate in CACFP?


How Our Gardens Grow: Cultivating Nutrition and Learning Through Idaho School Gardens (2011) (PDF | 43 MB)

Idaho State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs.

The ten School Garden Grant sites featured in this booklet provide examples of ways to implement a school garden.


Menus that Move: Cycle Menus and Recipes

OSU. Ohio Department of Education.

Cycle menus for Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer featuring local foods in season. Each season contains 5 weekly menus for grades K-8 and 9-12 with meal components and nutrient standards. Menus meet the Target 1 sodium levels. Resource also contains 50 standardized recipes that use USDA foods.


School Meal Parent Campaign Resources (PDF | 7.37 MB)

Iowa Team Nutrition; University of Iowa.

Posters promoting the National School Lunch Program to parents.


Comfortable Cafeterias Webinar (2013) Comfortable Cafeterias Webinar (2013)

Iowa Team Nutrition.

Tips for proving an atmosphere that encourages students to select healthy foods choices. Webinar Slides(November 2013) and a Mealtime Philosophy Poster(November 2013) are also available.


Expanding Farm to Childcare Webinar Expanding Farm to Childcare Webinar

Iowa Team Nutrition; Iowa State University Extension.

Covers a wide range of topics related to management of a farm to child care program.