Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

Louisiana Celebrates School Lunch Hero Day

3/19/2021

Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Louisiana nutrition professionals have a lot on their plate. To celebrate their hard work and commitment, Louisiana ... Read More

No Kid Hungry Awards $2.8 million in Grants to Louisiana Schools and Nonprofits in 2020

3/04/2021

Since March 2020, No Kid Hungry has awarded a total of $2.8 million in emergency grants to Louisiana schools and nonprofits serving free meals. Virtual learning and hybrid models make it more challenging to reach students with the meals they need. The ... Read More

Louisiana Farm to School: Seeds to Success Program

3/03/2021

The Louisiana Farm to School Program recently launched a new program called Seeds to Success, which integrates learning from the garden to the classroom. The program offers classroom growing materials, as well as engaging educational materials linked to ... Read More

Score Big with School Breakfast - Louisiana Celebrates National School Breakfast Week March 8-12, 2021

1/11/2021

There’s never been a better opportunity to showcase your healthy breakfast offerings and remind students and parents how the morning meal helps children succeed. COVID-19 may have put a damper on many traditional school activities, but school meals ... Read More

Professional Standards Training Reward Badges for Louisiana School Nutrition Staff

12/18/2020

Are you looking for a fun way to promote training and recognize staff who have completed their annual training requirements? Check out the USDA's Training Reward Badges. Complete two trainings in any of the key areas and earn a badge for that specific ... Read More