Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals

PDF, Powerpoint, Video

Making the Case is a set of tools comprising a two-minute video, a PowerPoint that users can customize for their presentations, a PDF packed with research, and an at-a-glance infographic. The tools summarize extensive research that documents the links between school food, better nutrition, academic success, and student health.

They also highlight growing evidence that schools are able to maintain both strong nutrition standards and financial stability and feature reports from nutrition services directors describing their successes.


These highly praised resources can be adapted for presentations to school boards, administrators, parents, and other audiences. They demonstrate the academic, health, environmental, and financial benefits of high-quality, appealing school meals.


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