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Resource | Nutrition Education

School Breakfast Materials

Celebrate National School Breakfast Week with these free materials for schools participating in the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Back to School

These are resources to assist school nutrition professionals as they plan School Year 2021-2022.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Stronger with School Meals Educational Materials

School meals, and the school nutrition professionals that provide them, help children be strong physically and mentally. Celebrate the school community and promote healthy foods with these fun new school meals materials.

Resource | Legislation

PL 79-396 - Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act

[As Amended Through PL 116–94, Enacted Dec. 20, 2019]
It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities and other food, by assisting the states, through grants-in-aid and other means, in providing an adequate supply of foods and other facilities for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of nonprofit school lunch programs.

PL 116–94
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 | Posters

School Breakfast Posters

Resource | Nutrition Education

Whole Grain Resource for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

This resource provides an in-depth look at the whole grain-rich criteria for school meals. It updates and expands the previous whole grain resource from the HealthierUS School Challenge Application Kit, which now applies to all school meal programs. It includes exercises on identifying products that meet the whole grain-rich criteria and calculation examples.

Resource | Flyers

Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu

Before/After Elementary School Lunch Menu

Resource | Flyers

The School Day Just Got Healthier - For School Administrators

Flyer. The School Day Just Got Healthier -- For School Administrators

Resource | Posters

At School. At Home. Eating Out. Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables

Poster. At School. At Home. Eating Out. Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables.