From the Blog

Announcing School Food Institute

 A Fresh Approach to Education

       We serve over 30 million kids each day at school in cafeterias across the country. And while school food has...

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Grant Writer Position Available

We are looking for a contract grant writer to help us research, apply for and follow through with grant opportunities that can help fund both existing and developing programs for 2017 and 2018. 

We anticipate there will be 15-20 hours of work per week. Below is a list of responsibilities and qualifications:Major Responsibilities:Responsible...

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School Food Institute

 

The School Food Institute gives school food service professionals and childhood nutrition advocates the in-depth training, operational skills, and strategic vision necessary to make school food fresh, healthy, and sustainable. Our engaging online courses give you a front row seat in Chef Ann Cooper’s classroom, where you can learn directly from a leader in school food change on how to transition school meal programs to scratch-cooked operations that provide real, healthy food to kids at school every day.

Whether you are a school food professional, a parent, a teacher, an administrator, or an advocate of healthy food for all, we have something for you at the School Food Institute. Enroll today and be part of the movement to get fresh, healthy food to every child, every day.

Supporting Research

School Meal Programs Innovate to Improve Student Nutrition

Studies of schools in three states—Connecticut, Texas, and Washington—show that under the updated USDA nutrition standards, children's eating habits are...Read more

Our Supporters

Thank you to Life Time Foundation for funding the maintenance and upkeep of The Lunch Box and ensuring that all schools have free access. Learn more