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Student Nutrition

Resources

FOR TEACHERS FOR FAMILIES

CA Department of Education:

Nutrition to Grow On

Curriculum for grades 4-6 that offers teachers a direct link between garden and nutrition education.

Kids Cook Farm-Fresh Food

An introduction to California's diverse farm-fresh produce, explaining how farmers grow it in ways similar to the student gardens at school, then how cooking produce allows them to discover the flavors.

healthyeating.org

Healthy Eating Made Easier

MyPlate

Resources from the USDA for teachers to help preschoolers, kids and teenagers build a healthy eating style.

MyPlate for Families

Fun, practical tips and tools for a healthy eating style that works for your family and fits with your everyday life.

healthyeating.org

Resources to help create a culture of wellness at your school

California Department of Public Health

Healthy Living: Nutrition for Children

Harvest of the Month Educators' Corner

Tools and resources that can be used to support healthy eating and daily physical activity

Cooking Matters

Queen of the Valley Community Program

Healthy 4 Life

Partners registered dieticians and certified fitness instructors with teachers and students to promote a healthy lifestyle through nutritional and physical fitness activities

Nutrition.gov

The USDA provides easy online access to science-based government information on food and nutrition for consumers.

Edible Schoolyard Project

Resources to empower students with the knowledge and values to make food choices that are healthy for them, their communities, and the environment

University of California Master Gardeners - Napa

Home Gardening Resources

California Foundation for Ag in the Classroom

Resources for educating youth throughout California about the importance of agriculture in their daily lives.

Napa County Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Videos

Napa Local Food

Easy way for Napa residents and visitors to find locally grown, sustainable food, learn more about local food resources, and come together as a community to support the local food system.

California Farm to School

Farm to school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and preschools.

CalFresh

National Farm to School Network

bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education into school systems and early care and education settings.

Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

School Nutrition Assocation

national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 56,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.

Food Day School Curriculum

Designed for upper elementary and middle school students, this curriculum offers five lessons to teach children the importance of eating real, fresh food, cutting back on processed foods, and advocating for a healthier community. The lessons are easily adapted for older or younger students. We encourage teaching the lessons in sequence during the week of Food Day, but you can also use them individually and at any time.