Resources for Food Service Fruits and Vegetables Galore: Helping Kids Eat More A tool for school foodservice professionals packed with tips on planning, purchasing, protecting, preparing, presenting and promoting fruits and vegetables. This resource is free online or ordered as a hard copy and includes the following sections:
Wake Up to Fresh Fruits and Veggies A user friendly web-based training program designed for school food service personnel to support addition of fruits and vegetables to breakfast offerings for students. Has many resources and tips for sourcing, promoting, storing, and serving fresh fruits and vegetables in a school setting. View the site outline for a summary of modules. Wake Up to FFV Promotional Flyer
Meal Appeal-Attracting Customers
Quality Food for Quality Meals-Buying Fruits and Vegetables
Tricks of the Trade-Preparing Fruits and Vegetables
USDA's Team Nutrition
There is something for everyone working to promote nutrition education. Start here http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/
and find grants, educator resources, food service resources, games and more.
Network for A Healthy California Resources
Handouts from FFVCHSE Trainings
- Shake it Up! With Fruits and Vegetables Music CD
- Harvesting HEALTH is a compilation of lessons and resources that foster nutrition education through gardening concepts highlighting seasonal produce specific to the Northcoast Region.
What is in Season?
Taste Testing Forms and Resources for Evaluating Recipes
- Fruit and Veggie Color Champions website for kids and educators with downloadable coloring sheets, recipes, printable stickers, party kits, and more.
- Books by Joost
Ellfers – Play with your Food, Play with Pumpkins, How are you Peeling
Balboa High School's Fruity Girls serve up fresh fruits and veggies at
- Images from Carl Warner