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Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Curriculum Resources

By Bailey Klinestiver
June 2005

 

 

Agriculture Curriculum resources for organic or sustainable food.

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Educational Gardening Resources

by lifelab.org

www.lifelab.org

 

 

Food/Nutrition/Farming Activity Guides/Curricula

TWIGS – Garden Nutrition Curriculum, purchase from San Mateo Cooperative Extension
Nutrition to Grow On – Garden-based nutrition activities for grades 4-6, CDE Press

Kids Cook Farm-Fresh – Recipes and harvest activities to do with kids, CDE Press
Fruit and Vegetable Cards – Photos and information, CDE Press Nutrition Garden Starter Packets, CDE Press, Call (916)323-2473 The Visual Food Encyclopedia – Fortin & D’Amico, MacMillian The Children’s Kitchen Garden – Georgeanne and Ethel Brennan, Ten Speed Press

Healthy Food From Healthy Soil – Elizabeth Patten and Kathy Lyons

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Comfortable Cafeteria  Webinar  Handout

Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

 

How Pleasant and Positive Mealtimes at School can set the stage for better learning, better behavior, and improved health.

 

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Lunch, Recess and Nutrition

Joseph Price PhD.

David Just Ph.D.

 

  • Switching recess to before lunch in schools increases fruit and vegetable consumption.
  • It also decreases waste.
  •  Limited studies and pilot projects have suggested this.
  • We utilize a natural experimental setting and non-intrusive methods to further test this
  • Our large dataset supports switching recess positively affects nutritional outcomes.
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Schools’ Goal in the Childhood Obesity Crisis

By Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D.

 

First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled her strategy for tackling the nation’s childhood obesity crisis.  Mrs. Obama’s initiative is called Let’s Move and includes a website with tools and background on the initiative.  Her speech was informative and inspiring. One quote was particularly compelling.

“We can’t build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth more[…]

 


 

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Nutrition in Schools

There is a public health crisis facing the United States and many countries around the world. Unlike so many public health crises resulting in disease, it can’t be cured by an inoculation. The disease has reached epidemic proportions and is called childhood obesity.  We need to address nutrition in schools before its too late.

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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Andrea Bossenmeyer

 

Childhood obesity has taken center stage as children’s #1  health problem.
Senators and Congressmen are joining forces and passing legislation for mandatory physical education and many states are reinstating recess. Pediatricians are attempting to advise parents to attain a healthy body weight for their children. The emphasize that healthy bodies healthy minds go hand in hand.  More […]

 


 

 

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Ten Tips for Healthy School Lunches

Melinda Bossenmeyer, Ed.D.
1. Serve a Hot Meal
Schools across the country are beginning to prepare hot meals on site making available healthier choices thus eliminating or reducing fried foods and junk food from school grounds.

The problem, however, is that healthy foods can take longer to eat and research indicates that eating.  MORE[…]

 


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