School Food Action Collaboration

School Food Action Collaboration

Goal: Getting real food into kids’ mouths.

Action Steps:

• For kids: a community/place-based curriculum
o Field trips to farms
o Backyard garden club in school
o Parent pressure
o Education
o Composting

• For adults: place-based curriculum
o Replicate existing models
o Educate/inform
o Grants
o Nutritional info
o Summer schools/camp
o Samples from local farms
o District-wide commitment
o Get involved/support activities
o Teachers model good eating
o Parents make local a priority (accountability)
o Map out plan for PTO to spend $ to support local food
o Harvest party
o Empower students
o Write letters supporting child nutrition reauthorization
o Community mapping
o Collaborate with existing programs

• For group members (“everyone here”)
o Join an existing group – list of existing meetings will be posted via a calendar on the ning site

1 comment:

  1. Hello,
    Thanks for this great session on local/fresh food availability in our schools. I'd like to write a letter in support on the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act. Will there be somethign posted here about that?

    much appreciated!