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We use an iPad kiosk in our dining hall’s lobby, which lists all the items on the daily menu. The items are grouped by meal and each item has nutrition facts and allergens. The students...

I’m hoping to start a program called the mercado peso. Students would receive pesos, which we would create, when they were caught doing good things. On Friday the students would be able to...

We mark items at our c-stores with a “wolf-approved’ denotation, which means the item fits four of our five healthy option criteria. This directs students to smarter snack options...

At the end of the serving lines we have kid-friendly cutting utensils for students to cut up their own produce. We have one for apples and another for oranges. The fruit comes out wedged and cored...

To introduce more low-fat choices to students and to increase the percentage of students who picked up milk, we randomly drew names from among the children who participated in lunch on a certain day...

For Breast Cancer Awareness Week our school cafeterias served pink foods like eggs and applesauce. We also served whole “pink” grapefruit, which many of our students had never...

We have made it easier for students to keep track of what they eat on campus. We have entered all our food items on campus into MyFitnessPal.com. This is a great website that makes it easy to record...

We have an email list of all the vegan/vegetarians on the meal plan so we can easily send announcements, news flashes or answer any questions. We frequently send “Tasty Tidbits,”...

We have a Wellness Entrée every day. It includes a smaller portion of a lean protein, a whole-grain starch and steamed vegetables with a bottle of water. This is available to our employees...

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