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Steal This Idea
We held a Keep On Truckin’ event. Not only did we do regional foods but also foods from truck stops, diners and famous highway routes across America from earlier time periods. We also were...
We held a Polynesian Pig Pickin' event. House-smoked whole-hog barbecue and traditional poi were the stars of the show. When students arrived, they were greeted by a Polynesian princess and...
We had a mobile app for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch created. The app is nutrition based and shows the nutritional content, food allergens, and vegan and vegetarian options at all our dining venues. We...
We hosted a student art exhibit and tour of our warehouse facilities. The art represents each student’s vision of wellness, and the original artwork will be displayed permanently in the...
Our district works in partnership with our county health department’s nutrition services. We have been able to provide the opportunity for students to go to the grocery store so they can...
We wanted to make sure that all the meals were made consistently across the district, so we made a book that has a photo and preparation instructions for every meal. This way the workers know exactly...
We started a 2-4-6-Ate! parent meal tray program. A lot of parents don’t want to leave their kids to eat. We’ve always had a parent tray program, but a lot of parents were asking...
We market our school breakfast program with magnets in buses. We ask the bus drivers to put the magnets in the front of the bus so that the students can see them all the way to school and all the way...
People ask us all the time how they can help with the program. They always want to give us recipes, but that doesn’t really work for us. So we tell them they can donate money for a salad...

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