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Offer vs. Serve Breakfast Poster (Secondary) – What does yours look like?
The new breakfast regulations mean new menus, and correct cafeteria signage. Help your students understand a reimbursable, complete meal with colorful posters on the food line. Keep in mind the following:
-Visuals are the best way to understanding. Pictures speak volumes.
-Large and in charge. Make sure to put front and center. The larger the poster size the better.
Here is an example of a secondary poster from the Boulder Valley School District.
"Looking for a brighter future? Try eating a diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables. The potential benefits associated with eating more fruits and vegetables stack up quickly: Reducing your risk of certain chronic diseases is only the beginning.
Whether fresh, frozen, canned, dried or 100% juice, these 200+ taste sensations are quick, delicious and convenient, and will keep you healthy all year round."
The competitive funding initiative provides money to help schools jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements. Any U.S. school can enroll in the free program and thus be eligible to apply for up to $4,000 to help increase access to and consumption of nutrient-rich foods and participation in physical activity opportunities for students.
Deadline: 6 Jun 13
"New Mexico Appleseed is a nonpartisan, nonpro! t policy organization dedicated
to systemic change on behalf of the poor and underserved. We craft evidence-based
policy recommendations and work in a conciliatory manner with stakeholders to
make lasting change."
School garden leaders can use this step-by-step manual to help implement a Garden-to-Cafeteria program in their school. The manual deals with barriers to implementing a Garden-to-Cafeteria program and how to overcome them!
Garden to Cafeteria and Youth Farmers’ Market Resources brought to you by:
Slow Food Denver and Denver Urban Gardens Present:
Garden To Cafeteria & Youth Farmers’ Market Workshop
Adams County Fairgrounds, Al Lesser Building
9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, CO 80640
Feb 10, 2012, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
School Food FOCUS offers a guide to schools in purchasing local food.
From the Center For Ecoliteracy
"Getting Started is a 51-page guide designed and published by the Center for Ecoliteracy in collaboration with Life Lab Science Program, a national leader in garden-based education."
"Food & Water Watch is a non-profit organization that advocates for common sense policies that will result in healthy, safe food and access to safe and affordable drinking water. Everyone is dependent on shared resources like clean water, safe food and healthy oceans. It’s essential that these shared resources be regulated in the public interest rather than for private gain. Our staff, located in 12 offices in the United States, works with a range of constituencies to inform and hold policymakers accountable. Our international staff in Latin America and the European Union (where we are known as Food & Water Europe) work with coalition partners to track the global impact of U.S. corporations on public policy."
"You want to eat better but all those labels are so confusing – what can you do? Carry this handy glossary when you shop to find the best food for you and your family"