Healthy Nutrition Environment

USDA Food and Nutrition Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have provided funding to address the specific needs of Idaho schools and child care. Recent projects include wellness policy support, chef designed recipes, HealthierUS School Challenge, farm to school, and school gardens. We provide support to schools with training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

Smarter Lunchrooms Movement Sub-Grant

This sub-grant is intended to assist awardees to implement best practices for the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (SLM). This includes implementing SLM’s behavioral economics principles and techniques in Idaho Schools along with increasing student participation and selection of healthier foods.


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