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Every summer we do a culinary camp for kids. They get to wear the chef’s coat and everything. We focus on a different culture every day, so they get to do Spanish or African, etc.

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Imagine the smell of fresh-baked cookies. We offer them on our pediatric floor every afternoon between 2:30 and 3:30. Happiness is a cookie with milk. 

We provide Get Well Meals for students who are feeling under the weather. The meals feature our soup of the day, crackers, fruit, ginger ale, water, juice and Jell-O. Students just contact their...

We have recently joined the area property management association to meet the off-campus housing property managers. This helps with commuter meal plan sales and is an easy way for us to get our...

We have started a Monday Mile program as part of our Fresh Start Mondays. We have different one-mile routes around campus. Every Monday we put our route on Facebook and invite students, faculty and...

We held a top chef challenge for our FSDs. Teams were formed and they developed and created recipes utilizing the new nutritional guidelines for veggies and fruits. They also were required to...

Kids don’t have a lot of time when they are in the lines for the cafeteria so they don’t read signs that you post. Instead, post it on Twitter so they can read it on their own...

Students were asking us about the potential for more vegan bakery-type options, from breakfast pastries to lunch desserts like cookies and brownies to more decadent desserts during the dinner hour...

When we served grapes in the high school the kids would throw them at each other. Working with Kern Hall, area manager, we found out, however, that if we put the grapes in packaging the students...

To encourage wellness, staff are encouraged to divide into teams and walk for wellness. Each team gets a T-shirt and records its distance walking around an indoor track. At the end of the week the...

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