Idaho

Farm to Preschool Brochure (PDF | 1.94 MB)

Idaho State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs.

This brochure provides an overview of the Farm to Preschool program in Idaho.


Fresh Ideas for Fresh Vegetables (PDF | 4.86 MB)

Idaho Child Nutrition Programs.

Toolkit for promoting and using fruits and vegetables in school nutrition programs.


Food of the Month Posters

Idaho State Department of Agriculture; Idaho State Department of Education.

Monthly poster series featuring Idaho agriculture products. Includes photos, nutrition and agricultural facts, games, trivia, crossword puzzles, and other educational materials.


Growing Farm to School: Results from the Idaho Farm to School Pilot (PDF | 994 KB)

Idaho State Department of Agriculture; Idaho State Department of Education.

Three successful pilot schools were followed throughout the school year as they developed and grew their Farm to School Programs. These three districts represented a small, a medium, and a large-sized district in both urban and rural settings.


How Our Gardens Grow cover How Our Gardens Grow: Cultivating Nutrition and Learning Through Idaho School Gardens (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.


Chef Designed School Meals

Idaho State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs.

A two week cycle of school meals designed by a chef and dietitian and tested and approved by Idaho students. The menus have been planned to meet the new USDA Meal Pattern and use three to ten USDA Foods in each meal.


Chef Designed Recipes for USDA Foods Chef Designed Recipes for USDA Foods

Idaho State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs.

Recipe series featuring the following USDA Foods: Black Beans, Whole Grain Pasta, Pollock, Canned Cherries, and Frozen Broccoli. Each recipe has been tested in a school kitchen and includes a short video of Chef Brenda's tips and a description of the students' response to the recipe at the test site.


SMART School Meals Marketing Materials

Idaho State Department of Education.

These posters and brochure outline the changes and benefits of the new meal pattern requirements, and encourage students to eat more fruits and vegetables.


Cooking with Whole Grains

Idaho State Department of Education. Child Nutrition Programs; 2010.

This training kit was developed to provide school food service personnel with the knowledge and skills to serve more whole grains in their school meals programs.