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Resource | Posters

OVS Middle/High School Breakfast Poster

This poster is designed to educate middle/high school students in selecting a reimbursable breakfast under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

Resource | Posters

Offer vs Serve High School Lunch Poster

This poster is designed to educate high school students in selecting a reimbursable lunch under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

Resource | Posters

Offer vs Serve Middle School Lunch Poster

This poster is designed to educate middle school students in selecting a reimbursable lunch under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

Resource | Posters

Offer vs Serve Elementary School Lunch Poster

This poster is designed to educate elementary school students in selecting a reimbursable lunch under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find it helps students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

Resource | Posters

Offer Versus Serve Materials

Resources for signage to educate students in selecting a reimbursable lunch under Offer versus Serve. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find these posters help students more quickly select the foods in the lunch line that make up a reimbursable meal.

Resource | Nutrition Education

The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4

 This eleven-lesson curriculum for 3rd and 4th grades includes bulletin board materials, veggie dice, fruit and vegetable flash cards, and ten issues of Garden Detective News for parents/caregivers.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care

This resource is designed to help Child and Adult Care Food Program operators provide garden-based nutrition education for children ages 3 through 5 years in family child care settings.

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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0032

Menu Planner

The Menu Planner for School Meals: School Year 2018-2019 is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2018-0001

Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs

The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent buy the right amount of food and the appropriate type of food for your program(s), and determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up

Explore a world of possibilities in the garden and on your plate using ten inquiry-based lessons that engage 5th and 6th graders in growing, harvesting, tasting, and learning about fruits and vegetables.