Playbook for a Healthier School Environment

Michigan Team Nutrition.

Michigan Team Nutrition developed seven steps to create and maintain healthy school environments. Each step comes with plenty of resources, instructions, and ideas so schools can form healthy school environments.

Michigan Team Nutrition Booklist Michigan Team Nutrition Booklist (PDF | 1.21 KB)

Michigan State University Extension; Michigan Department of Education.

An annotated list of over 400 books with positive food, nutrition and physical activity messages for children in grades K-2.

Showcase of Chefs Recipe Book School Day Just Got Healthier: Showcase of Chefs Recipe Book

Michigan Team Nutrition.

These recipes were compiled to accompany Michigan's Showcase of Chefs culinary trainings.

MyGarden School Meals Resource (PDF | 2.57 MB)

MDE. Michigan Team Nutrition.

This resource links the school garden to the school meals program through selection, storage, and culinary tips.

2011 Michigan Junior Chef Competition Cookbook cover 2011 Michigan Junior Chef Competition Cookbook (PDF | 2.6 MB)

Michigan Team Nutrition.

These recipes include local or USDA foods for school food service operations to offer as part of their meal programs.

Michigan Healthy Schools Success Stories

American Cancer Society; Michigan Action for Healthy Kids; Michigan Department of Community Health; Michigan Department of Education; Michigan State University Extension.

Review success stories submitted by Michigan schools and school districts on a variety of wellness issues.

News and Notes Newsletter

Michigan Department of Education.

Online newsletters for school food service professionals.