Enter the #KIWILunchDay Hashtag Sweepstakes

Enter the #KIWILunchDay Hashtag Sweepstakes Did you know, studies show that kids perform better in school when they eat a healthy lunch? National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day is your opportunity to join your child in their cafeteria to learn about what goes into serving healthy meals. Show how much you care about what your kids eat for lunch by sharing …

healthy food rules

Healthy Food Rules

Getting kids excited about eating healthy foods at lunch is almost as important as providing them in the first place. But while they may be well-intentioned, strict cafeteria rules and bans can backfire and don’t always help kids learn to make good choices. Cornell University researchers have a better idea: They’ve found that by using the principles of behavioral economics—taking …

Starting a School Garden

Marika Bergsund, founder and chair of the board of directors of Growing Great

The key to a successful school garden is in the planning. No matter the size and style of your garden, you’ll need to answer important questions about who will use it, where it will be located in order to sustain the plants you plan to grow, and how it will be maintained. The following is a checklist of the crucial …