Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

Louisiana Celebrates Farm to School Month - October 2021


October is National Farm to School Month! Join the LSU AgCenter Farm to School Program as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled with healthy, local ingredients. Here are several easy ways to get involved: Be Inspired: ... Read More

Louisiana Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week


“WILD About School Lunch” Campaign highlights #NSLW21 To recognize the National School Lunch Program, serving nearly 30 million children each day, Louisiana schools will celebrate National School Lunch Week from October 11-15, 2021. The fun and ... Read More

Pennington Biomedical and Louisiana Department of Education Host Webinar During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month


NEWS RELEASE BATON ROUGE, La. – September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and serves as a time to promote resources and tools that advocate for healthy growth and prevent obesity in children. The Louisiana Department of Education ... Read More

Louisiana Fit Kids Spotlight: Brusly High School Nutrition Program


Louisiana Fit Kids visited Brusly High School in West Baton Rouge Parish for this week’s LA Fit Kids School Meal Program Spotlight! Mary Couty, Child Nutrition Program Field Manager, Vivian Landry, Child Nutrition Program Consultant and Pam Collins, Brusly ... Read More

Kids Eat Right Month August 2021


With childhood obesity on the rise, making sure kids eat right and get plenty of physical activity is vital. Parents and caregivers can play a big role in children's nutrition and health, teaching kids about healthy foods, being a good role model and ... Read More