Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

Kids Eat Right Month August 2021

7/12/2021

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

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