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For Schools

Did you know?  Food Hero helps teachers, cafeteria managers and other school staff to promote healthy eating.  On this page, you'll find resources to use In The Classroom and In the Cafeteria.  In addition, we have resources for Gardening in Schools and School Wellness

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In the Classroom

Whether you're teaching at school, at home or in an after-school program, these tools will help you bring learning to life.  You'll find recipes for cooking in the classroom, information about nutrition, and fun activities and games to do with your class!  

In the Cafeteria

Help students discover new foods and practice healthy eating through the school meals program. Here, you'll find quantity recipes that meet USDA meal-pattern requirements, bulletin board toolkits, kids' tasting surveys, and more. 

Gardening in Schools

Want to grow plants with your students?  Check out our resources for growing microgreens.  You'll also find a full curriculum on bees and pollination, and tools for encouraging kids to taste new fruits and vegetables.

Resources for classroom gardening education are available with seed-starting kits through Grow This!, Food Hero’s gardening supply and support campaign. You can also browse over fifty videos of farm tours that help kids learn where food comes from. Gardening is a positive and fun way to provide connection to healthy food.

School Wellness

Children spend a lot of time at school, so it’s important that healthy choices are easy choices throughout their school day. Use these resources to reinforce wellness messages and ensure that students see and hear consistent information about healthy habits at school and at home.