Content tagged "additional school food initiatives"

Serving Up Sliced Apples: Wayne County, NY Schools, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Regional Food Bank Make It Happen

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County (CCE) began working with school district food service directors (FSDs) several years ago to pursue ways to...

An Introduction to Share Our Strength

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

BackgroundShare Our Strength began in the basement of a row house on Capitol Hill in 1984, in response to the ‘84-‘85 famine in Ethiopia. Moved by the...

Making “Smarter Schools” Healthier with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

As many schools are implementing the Smarter Lunchrooms initiative and nudging students toward healthier choices, take a minute to think about what is...

Building in Choices for Kids in Lyons, NY

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Over the years, food service personnel in Lyons Central School District (LCSD), located in Wayne County, NY, have worked very hard to make sure the...

Make an Impact with the Healthier School US Challenge

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

The Healthier US School Challenge (HUSSC) is a voluntary initiative developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to recognize schools who...

Summer Food Safety

It’s important to take food safety seriously all the time, and extra vigilance in the summer may be necessary as foodborne illnesses increase during the...

Lunch from Home or Lunch from School: Which Leads to a Healthier Student?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 10, 2014

Does eating school lunch versus a home-packed lunch impact how much a student eats throughout the rest of the day?  Cornell researchers set out to answer...

Create a Healthy Celebration Cart

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 11, 2014

Looking for a fun way to include healthy food options in classroom celebrations?  A healthy celebration cart offers opportunities for learning and fun, and...

Improve Your Health In Just Minutes a Day!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 03, 2014

With busy schedules and the high cost of many of the health products on the market, consumers are anxious to know how to stay healthy on the go.   Ohio State...

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