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Cooks for Kids: Cooking Green Across America

National Food Service Management Institute.

This show looks at how schools work with local farms to serve healthy meals in school cafeterias, at ways schools are becoming more ecofriendly, and how they are using the school garden to improve student nutrition.


Farm to School

When children understand where food comes from, they are more interested in eating fruits and vegetables! Learn more about this program and how you can partner with a local farm.


Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

United States Department of Agriculture.

Outreach program to connect citizens with local farmers, protect the environment, and strengthen rural communities.


Putting Energy into Profits: Energy Star Guide for Restaurants (PDF | 675 KB)

United States Environmental Protection Agency.

A guide to help food service establishments learn how to become more energy efficient.


Greening the School Nutrition Scene (PDF | 2.4 MB)

National Food Service Management Institute.

A guide for developing and sustaining green/environmental conservation practices for school nutrition professionals.