Written by Marjorie Zastrow, former SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist.
The Healthy Concessions Model Policy and the Munch Code Toolkit is a statewide effort led by the South Dakota Department of Health. The DOH provides free start-up materials and technical assistance for those interested in implementing the Healthy Concessions policy.
Team Nutrition is an integrated, behavior-based, comprehensive nationwide plan for promoting the nutritional health of the nation’s school children. Funding often available for schools and agencies to implement programs and curricula; please check the website for more information.
Harvest of the Month is an educational program designed to help you add more fruit and vegetables to your daily routine more often - at home, at work, at school, and everywhere in between!
School-Youth Gardens Support
SDSU Extension offers guidance on establishing youth & school gardens including curriculum assistance, access to our seed bank, ‘Youth in the Garden’ Webinar series, and other educational trainings.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program focuses on helping families and youth improve behaviors in the following areas:
- Dietary Intake as recommended by the Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate.
- Food Resource Management skills and practices.
- Nutrition practices.
- Food Safety practices.
Participants increase their ability to select and buy food that meets the nutritional needs of their families and gain new skills in food preparation, food storage, and food safety, and learn to better manage their food budgets.