Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

Louisiana to Participate in School Meals Project Enabling Direct Certification Through Medicaid


Project Will Provide Opportunity for More Children to Receive Free or Reduced-Price School MealsDALLAS, Dec. 14, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service Southwest Region today announced that Louisiana is one of eight states ... Read More

USDA Team Nutrition Training Grant for School Meal Recipe Development


Sub-Grant Application Deadline Extended to Friday, January 7th Now Accepting Applications for the Louisiana Festival of Flavors Project Sub-Grant With over 400 festivals each year, it’s easy to see why Louisiana is often called the Festival ... Read More

Louisiana Team Nutrition Culinary Consultant


Louisiana Team Nutrition is looking for qualified applicants to apply for the School Nutrition Culinary Consultant position. The Louisiana Team Nutrition Festival of Flavors Project is a collaborative effort funded by USDA to support the implementation of ... Read More

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