Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

2020 Serving Up USDA Foods Photo Contest

11/04/2019

2019 USDA Foods Gold Tray Award Winner Louisiana School Nutrition Programs: Now's your chance to share how your program innovates and creates with direct-delivered USDA Foods! Enter the 2020 Serving Up USDA Foods Photo Contest. For detailed ... Read More

Two Schools in Avoyelles Parish School Board District Named to 2019 List of America’s Healthiest Schools

9/26/2019

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), one of the nation’s preeminent children’s health organizations, has named 355 schools from 23 states as America's Healthiest Schools. Cottonport Elementary School and Louisiana School for the ... Read More

National School Lunch Week

8/19/2019

National School Lunch Week (NSLW) is an annual celebration that began in 1962 as a way to promote the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life. During this weeklong celebration, sponsors celebrate in their cafeterias, schools, and districts ... Read More

2019 Farm to School Census - Make It Count Louisiana!

8/08/2019

What is the Farm to School Census? The Farm to School Census captures information about the level to which farm to school efforts are underway or increasing across the nation. In 2013, the USDA conducted the first nationwide Farm to School Census. In ... Read More

St. Helena Parish School District Wins Turnip the Beet Award from USDA

7/02/2019

The ideal location to serve summer meals is where kids already go during the summer! St. Helena College and Career Academy in Greensburg, Louisiana is in the sweet spot for the Summer Meals Program in St. Helena Parish. The Academy is a hub for summer ... Read More