Wisconsin

CACFP Menu Planning Guide (PDF | 1.54 MB)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Meal planning guide for the CACFP, including information on the meal pattern, choking hazards and allergies, 16 weeks of menus, 120 CACFP-reimbursable recipes with nutritional information, and 8 shopping lists of items needed for every two-week menu cycle.


Toolkit for Nutrition and Fitness through Service-Learning: The Noun and Adverb Initiatives (PDF | 960 KB)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

This toolkit is intended to help schools implement service-learning projects that promote healthy eating and physical activity. Examples from Wisconsin are included.


Got Veggies? Cover Got Veggies? A Youth Garden-Based Nutrition Education Curriculum (PDF | 11.7 MB)

Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Garden-based nutrition education curriculum with 7 lesson plans aligned with Wisconsin academic standards. Recipes, tips, and quick lessons are also available.


Active Early: A Wisconsin Guide for Improving Childhood Physical Activity (PDF | 8.5 MB)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

A guide for improving physical activity in child care environments. Also available in Spanish (PDF | 11.48 MB).


Healthy Bites: A Wisconsin Guide for Improving Childhood Nutrition

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

A guide for improving nutrition in the child care environment. Also available in Spanish (PDF | 20.29 MB).


Field Trip Meals (PDF | 377 KB)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

This resource provides tips and suggestions for providing reimbursable meals on school field trips, as well as several templates (DOC | 77 KB): Bag Meal Order Request Form, Bag Meal Packing Slip, List of Students Receiving Reimbursable Meals, and SOPs.


Guide for Reducing Salt and Other Sodium Containing Additives in School Meals (PDF | 68 KB)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Provides tips for a variety of approaches to reducing sodium in meals, including menu planning, purchasing, preparation, and recipe modification. Included information about using salt substitutes.


Got Dirt? Cover Got Dirt? A Garden Toolkit for Implementing Youth Gardens (PDF | 2.7 MB)

Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

The toolkit is designed to provide the basic steps of starting and maintaining a youth fruit and vegetable garden. Includes several examples of successful community, childcare, and school gardening projects in Wisconsin.