ERIC Number: ED433303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
USDA's Great Nutrition Adventure [Packet].
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
This nutrition education packet provides information to schools setting up healthy school meal programs and nutrition education programs. Team Nutrition schools will involve students, teachers, families, food service personnel, and community organizations in nutrition education activities. The packet contains fact sheets that focus on: the Great Nutrition Adventure, what chefs need to know about school lunch, and Team Nutrition schools information. The packet also offers a description of Team Nutrition events from across the nation. An event planner offers a week-by-week action/media plan, ideas for a nutrition adventure, information on chefs in the classroom and in the cafeteria, and resources for further information. A booklet entitled "The Chef Connection" presents a directory of chefs for school partnerships. Promotional materials include a videotape; a sample action plan, teaser, and news release; logo and letterhead slicks; chefs' recipes; a certificate of appreciation; and a poster. (SM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Cooking Instruction, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education, Food Service, Foods Instruction, Health Promotion, Instructional Materials, Lunch Programs, Nutrition Instruction, Recipes (Food)
USDA/Team Nutrition, Food and Consumer Service, 3101 Park Center Dr., Alexandria, VA 22302; Tel: 703-305-1609; Fax; 703-305-2148.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.