Evaluation

Prevalence of F2S Programs in States with F2S Policy

"Are Farm-to-School Programs More Common in States With Farm-to-School-Related Laws?"
From the Journal of School Health

Health Impact Assessment HB 2800: OREGON FARM TO SCHOOL AND SCHOOL GARDEN POLICY

"A Health Impact Assessment detailing the potential impacts of Oregon’s 2011 Farm to School and School Garden legislation"
May 2011

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention Solving the Weight of the Nation

"Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention offers the following recommendations, strategies, and
action steps for implementation by key stakeholders and sectors that individually have positive
acceleration potential and that combined will create synergies that can further accelerate progress in
preventing obesity."
From The Institute of Medicine http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2012/Accelerating-Progress-in-Obesity-Prevent...

Life Cycle Environmental and Cost Analysis of Disposable and Reusable Ware in School Cafeterias, Including Dishwasher Operation

"School nutrition programs provide over 5 billion meals each year to students. These
meals can be served using reusable ware, disposable ware, or a combination of the two.
School nutrition programs consider many different factors when deciding what
combination of reusable and disposable ware items make the most sense to use in their
program. These factors include cost, available facilities/equipment, and customer
behavior. While cost is usually the primary factor in this decision, increasingly schools

Urban School Breakfast Report 2012

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national organization working for more effective public and private policies to eradicate domestic hunger and undernutrition.

Universal-Free and Eligibility-Based School Breakfast Programs in Guilford County, North Carolina: Student Outcomes

"We investigate student outcomes that were associated with changes in the availability of universal-free breakfasts at elementary schools in the Guilford County Schools (GCS) in North Carolina."

Changing Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior in Relation to Food: An Evaluation of the School Lunch Initiative: Executive Summary

From the Center For Ecoliteracy
Download the whole report here: http://www.thelunchbox.org/content/changing-students-knowledge-attitudes...
"The School Lunch Initiative — launched as a collaboration among the Center for Ecoliteracy, Chez Panisse Foundation, and Berkeley Unified School District in 2004 — was one of the first comprehensive school lunch reform efforts in the nation.

Changing Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior in Relation to Food: An Evaluation of the School Lunch Initiative

From the Center For Ecoliteracy
Get the executive summary here: http://www.thelunchbox.org/content/changing-students-knowledge-attitudes...
"The School Lunch Initiative — launched as a collaboration among the Center for Ecoliteracy, Chez Panisse Foundation, and Berkeley Unified School District in 2004 — was one of the first comprehensive school lunch reform efforts in the nation.

Oakland Unified School District Salad Bar Program Research Study

This 2008 study details the impact of salad bars at five schools in the Oakland (CA) Unified School District (OUSD). The purpose of the study was to document and assess the various methods each school adopted to introduce, manage and sustain their school salad bar. Five schools (two elementary, three middle) participated in the study. Issues addressed in the five case studies include implementation, training, formal and informal nutrition education, role of parent and student volunteers, peer education, food security, and funding.

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