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Healthy Food Bank Hub: Eat Right’s Creative Ways to Use Healthy Foods from the Food Bank

Posted on February 25, 2016

Tips on the many ways you can use healthy foods from the food bank.

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Cooking Matters: Tour Leaders

Posted on February 25, 2016

Tour leaders complete a self-guided and individualized training on our online Learning Space, where they can connect with other leaders across the country and find resources to make their tours a success. After completing the training and setting up their tour, leaders receive a ringed flip book with talking points that are divided by the section of the store allowing them to rearrange the sections to match the layout of the store hosting the tour. It also includes information on MyPlate as a tool to plan and guide your shopping decisions through the store, and each section comes with objectives, suggested timing, key talking points and skills to cover and practice with tour participants.

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The Great Garden Detective

Posted on February 25, 2016

Discover which fruits and vegetables are sweetest, crunchiest, and juiciest through a series of investigations and fun experiences connecting the school garden to the classroom, school cafeteria, and home. This eleven-lesson curriculum for 3rd and 4th grades includes bulletin board materials, veggie dice, fruit and vegetable flash cards, and ten issues of Garden Detective News for parents/caregivers.   

 

Audience:

3rd-4th Grade

Number of Lessons:

11

Lesson Length:

90-100 minutes

Common Core:

No

Language:

English

Price:

Free

Embedded Assessment:

N/A

 

Curriculum Implementation Guidelines

Lessons are part of a series and taught in order. Curriculum flexibility based on garden type and size of garden.

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Healthy Food Bank Hub: Eat Right’s Make the Most of Your Food Budget

Posted on February 25, 2016

Tips on how to stretch your food dollars while on a budget.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND): Food Storage Savvy: Your Guide to What Goes Where Infographic

Posted on February 25, 2016

First comes shopping, then comes putting food away — but where? You may be surprised to learn the best places to store your groceries! Here's a helpful guide from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Healthy Food Bank Hub: Eat Right’s Simple Cooking Tips for Stretching Meals

Posted on February 25, 2016

Tips to help save time, money, and food.

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My Native Plate

Posted on December 31, 1969

This colorful handout developed by the Indian Health Service shows balanced meals with reasonable portion sizes. This tool shows three easy steps to knowing what and how much to eat. The front features a dinner plate. The back shows youth breakfast, lunch, and optional dinner plates. Based on the USDA MyPlate and designed for Native audiences.

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GoNoodle

Posted on December 31, 1969

Without leaving the classroom, students participate in a variety of purposeful movement designed to get the wiggles out and refocus the classroom — all in five minutes or less. GoNoodle involves movement activities that develop memory and fluency in math, spelling, and vocabulary.

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Key Contacts for Direct Education

Savannah Sandlin

Savannah Sandlin

Community Nutrition Specialist