Publications and Fact Sheets
Tools for Schools
USDA Grants Supporting Farm to School
Farm to School: Identifying Applied Research And Operational Resource Needs and Issues
Healthy convenience: nudging students toward healthier choices in the lunchroom (Journal of Public Health)
Environmental Nutrition (Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition F2S Study)
Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan – Oklahoma physical activity and nutrition state plan
Celebrating a Healthy Harvest – North Carolina Guide to a Healthy Harvest
Chop Chop Newsletter Volume 28 – Salads
This month, spring’s got us thinking about salad! Making it, eating it, learning about it, and even drawing it. What’s your favorite kind of salad? What’s the weirdest thing you like to put in a salad? What would you take out of a salad if nobody was watching? We’ve got recipes and activities for you, and some fun facts, too. A whole bowlful!
Chop Chop Newsletter Volume 27
This month we’re thinking about the color pink! Because, well, Valentine’s Day is coming up, and we’re romantic like that. What have you eaten that’s pink? What have you eaten that’s naturally pink? What flavors do you associate with the color pink? We’ve got a fun pink recipe, some pink food facts, and some pink activities, too. We think you’ll love it all.
New resources available for classrooms, cafeterias and families
These free educational resources were created for classrooms, cafeterias and families to promote Oklahoma-grown vegetables and fruits offered during meals. The free online resources for cafeterias include posters and recipes promoting a variety of locally-grown specialty crops such as tomatoes, berries, watermelon, squash, asparagus, carrots, cucumbers, peppers, peaches, sweet potatoes, broccoli and radishes.
Chop Chop Newsletter Volume 25
Welcome to the latest ChopChop Kids Club newsletter! This month we’re eating oranges! Plus doing a lot more with them—like learning about their flavor and history, using the zest to flavor cooking oil, and even making holiday gifts from them.
Chop Chop Newsletter – Volume 24
This month we’re eating pears! Plus doing a lot more with them—like ripening them, drawing them, learning from and about them, and turning them into jokes and riddles.