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Instead of cutting up a watermelon to serve to students, we slice the top off the watermelon and provide a melon baller so that students can serve themselves. It saves us time, and we’ve...

We have a program called Feed the Need, which allows us to donate surplus food to the less fortunate while reducing the amount of waste discarded. The staff has been trained on how to pack and store...

We have a frequency card with our Livin’smart wellness program. After someone purchases 10 Smart Meals they get to schedule a 30-minute consultation with our senior dietitian.

We did a recipe contest at one of our high schools to encourage students to share their favorite healthy family recipe. The recipes had to include whole grains, dark greens, orange vegetables, dry...

We started The Road to Healthy Eating to provide simple, easy-to-follow information on healthy eating. We know that offering healthy menu items doesn’t mean people will choose to eat them...

Our high school team created a Veggies Against Cancer week, which highlighted veggies that fight cancer. They served cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage. Our elementary team created a Heart-Healthy...

We are kicking off a Wellness Week with six new entrées. The goal is to jump-start the transition to entrées with tasty, low-fat ingredients, legumes, vegetables and non-...

We developed a game based on the TV show “Fear Factor.” We painted boxes with the “Fear Factor” logo and filled each box with an “unusual”...

We are experiencing a growing demand for specialized services for individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia or related disorders. Food-related activities help support seniors with memory loss...

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