The links in this category include resources for schools interested in applying to become a Team Nutrition School, or applying for HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) awards.
The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) was established to recognize schools that are creating healthier school environments through their promotion of good nutrition and physical activity.
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support.
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|Dig In! At Home Parent Booklet
||The Dig In! At Home Parent Booklet contains recipes, MyPlate menu planners, and tips for parents and caregivers. This booklet is available in English and Spanish.|
|Help Prevent Wasted Food
||This easy-to-use booklet provides tips for school staff, parents, and students on many ways that everyone can help reduce, recover, and recycle food before it goes to waste.|
|HUSSC and Fuel Up To Play 60
||The Food and Nutrition Service and FUTP60 have formed a partnership, which recognizes FUTP60 as a great resource for schools wanting to become HUSSC award winners.|
|HUSSC: Chef Involvement in Schools
||How chefs can help in getting more schools to participate in the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms.|
|HUSSC: Tips from Award Winners
||Award winners of the HealthierUS School Challenge provide tips on how to get started, plan healthier menus, energize the students, engage the community, and fund the changes. It also includes success story videos.|
|School Wellness Policy Outreach Toolkit
||A communication toolkit containing flyers, presentations, newsletter articles and social media posts to engage school staff and parents in school wellness.|
|Team Nutrition Recipes and Cookbook Toolkit
||Team Nutrition provides a number of resources, including USDA recipes and cookbooks that feature foods that both children and adults should consume more of. Try these kid-tested, kid-approved recipes today!|
|Team Nutrition Resource Library
||Team Nutrition resources available for schools and child care facilities participating in the Federal Child Nutrition Programs.|
|USDA Team Nutrition
||Nutrition and wellness tips for young children (English/Spanish printable materials), a guide to professional standards for school nutrition programs, a new enrollment form, Team Nutrition schools database search, and a Team Nutrition MyPlate eBook.|
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