Service Resources

This focus area includes information about community-based programs that support healthy and sustainable food in the preK-12 setting.

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This website offers free resources for LA County health professionals and educators including publications, videos, a list of restaurants that offer smaller portions and healthier kids’ meals, an...
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ChopChop is filled with nutritious, delicious, ethnically diverse, and inexpensive recipes for kids. Winner of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Award for Publication of the Year, this quarterly...
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Young Chefs uses hands-on cooking education to empower the next generation with culinary skills and scientific knowledge. It develops free open-access lesson plans and teaching resources for cooking/science...
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This website from the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers resources on small-scale production, including soil, planting, irrigation, pest management, and harvesting, as well as information...
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NFSN is an information, advocacy, and networking hub for communities bringing local food sourcing and food-and-agriculture education into school systems and preschools. It has curated thousands of resources...
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A nationwide team of AmeriCorps members who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy by partnering with schools to help provide food and nutrition...
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Growing Minds (GM), headquartered in North Carolina, works with schools in 60 "Appalachian Grown" Counties. GM provides training for teachers, school nutrition staff, parents, community members, and farmers/ag...
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The Kitchen Garden Laboratory uses cooking as a prism for learning science — and science as a way to understand healthy eating and nutrition. Its programs promote delicious,...
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This series of videos, four to five minutes each, covers a range of topics including the future of school lunch, organic farming on UC campuses, wage justice, wild...
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Through a series of tours and videos, UC SAREP and UC Cooperative Extension Los Angeles collaborated with youth-focused urban agriculture programs throughout the state to give youth the...
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EatFresh.org is an online resource for CalFresh eligible individuals and families, though this website is a great resource for anyone who wants to improve their health. EatFresh.org seeks...
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According to the NRDC, up to 40% of food in the United States is wasted. At the same time, one in six individuals lack adequate access to food...
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The Daily Scoop is a series of fun, kid-friendly nutirition tips. They can be added to the daily school-wide announcements or to a teacher's opening routine. The messages...
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About 1,500 foster youth age out of Los Angeles’ child welfare system each year. Within one year, one-fifth will be arrested or incarcerated. Within two years, half will...