Food Services & Nutrition
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Consultants and advisors are available for you.
The Missouri Healthy Schools team includes experienced professionals who are available to answer your questions, provide training, and support your decision-making. Your consultants for Food Services & Nutrition are:
Contact Project Manager Anna Trainer, MPH with general inquiries.
Downloads, webinars and videos
BRAND NEW RESOURCE!
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture posted a Request for Applications for the Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program FY2021
Grant applications are due May 4, 2021. You can access the RFA here and it is attached. In April, the FPN project hosted a webinar with Andy Fisher and USDA staff about the FY2020 CFP Request for Applications. Much of the information remains the same for FY 2021. You can access a recording of the webinar here.
BRAND NEW RESOURCE!
Chop Chop Magazine Site
ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families is an award-winning quarterly magazine we’ve been publishing in both English and Spanish for over 10 years. A great resource for families!
>> Subscribe to the magazine!
Sugary Drinks: How to Protect Your Health this Holiday!
The American Heart Association and Voices for Healthy Kids shares a story and a study in light of sugary drinks and the holiday season. Let's work together to make sure our kids consume healthy food and drinks!
>> Study from the Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
New Recipes and Family Activity Ideas
>> Main topics: Several resources provided by USDA Team Nutrition that include recipes, family activities ideas and nutrition education materials
>> Access over 40 USDA Standardized recipes in Spanish
>> Team Nutrition COVID-19 Resources
Common Threads' FREE Virtual On-Demand Nutrition Lessons
>> Main topics: These nutrition lessons are designed to complete without a computer and give students the power to create. They feature kid-centric videos, articles and at-home projects
>> Common Threads: Cooking for Life
Fostering a Culture of Wellness, Gratitude, and Self-Care: Strategies for Food Service Directors: Part 2
>> Main topics: Elizabeth Cook and Josephine Thomason from Healthier Generations diver further into strategies for building a positive workplace culture centered around well-being, learn how to implement an authentic system of gratitude and promote effective complaining. Below is a link to access the recorded webinar and session materials
>> Part 2
>> Download slide deck
Fostering a Culture of Wellness, Gratitude, and Self-Care: Strategies for Food Service Directors: Part 1
>> Main topics: Elizabeth Cook and Josephine Thomason from Healthier Generations discussing the important role Food and Nutrition Services Directors play in supporting the well-being of their front line staff. Below is a link to access the recorded webinar and session materials
>> Part 1
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