National School Lunch Week
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 ...
2019 Farm to School Census - Make It Count Louisiana!
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 ...
St. Helena Parish School District Wins Turnip the Beet Award from USDA
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 ...
Create a Healthy School Culture with the Louisiana Healthy Schools: School Health Advisory Council Guidebook
In May 2019, the Louisiana School Health Advisory Council published the Louisiana Healthy Schools Guidebook. The guidebook aims to assist school districts and schools with creating effective and efficient school health teams – representing all ten components ...
Serving Up MyPlate
Serving Up MyPlate is a collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food ...