Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

No Kid Hungry Louisiana - Resources

9/20/2017

Ending childhood hunger is a priority for Louisiana. Implementation of the statewide No Kid Hungry Campaign will increase access to breakfast, lunch and summer meals for Louisiana’s children. The No Kid Hungry Louisiana Campaign will also work to shine a spotlight on ... Read More

National School Lunch Week 2017

9/18/2017

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Louisiana Fit Kids and the Louisiana Department of Education Division of Nutrition Support will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 9-13, 2017. The theme ... Read More

National Farm to School Network

8/28/2017

The National Farm to School Network (NFSN) brings people together, develops programs, drives policy change and educates on the benefits of farm to school and farm to early care and education at the local, state and national levels. Market Umbrella is the Louisiana ... Read More

Got Jambalaya?

8/22/2017

School children in Louisiana appreciate regional cuisine. A hot bowl of Jambalaya on a brisk fall day hits the spot—especially in Calcasieu Parish. Jacqueline Richard, Calcasieu Parish School Nutrition Program Director says, “Our kids really love the jambalaya ... Read More

Louisiana Healthy Schools Training Krewe. Healthy Schools. Healthy Children.

8/16/2017

The Louisiana Healthy Schools Training Krewe is a group of expert trainers from different organizations that have joined together to support healthier schools. The Krewe is able to provide free professional development/workshops to schools and school district on a ... Read More