UNH Farm to School Resources


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Handout distributed during Partnering Farm to School with the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program workshop. Joanne Burke of UNH Dietetic Internship Program was the presenter. Includes links to educational departments, curriculum, recipes, interactive resources for kids and parents.

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UNH Farm to School Resources

  1. 1. Selected FFVP and Nutrition Promotion and Farm to School Resources Farm to School Conference Portland Oregon Spring 2009 Joanne Burke, El Farrell, Nathan Duclos University of New Hampshire UNH Office of Sustainability http://www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/ The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is nationally recognized as a Sustainable Learning Community -- a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university that unites the spirit of discovery with the challenge of sustainability across its Curriculum, Operations, Research and Engagement (CORE) through initiatives designed around four key systems that underpin our ability to define and pursue quality of life:* Biodiversity Education Initiative (BEI): Committed to being a Biodiversity Protection Campus that promotes ecological and public health through the protection of biodiversity and ecosystem integrity. Climate Education Initiative (CEI): Committed to being a Climate Protection Campus that pursues a sustainable energy future through emissions reduction policies, practices, research, and education. Food & Society Initiative (FAS): Committed to being a Sustainable Food Community that promotes healthy food systems from farm to fork to health and nutrition outcomes. Culture & Sustainability Initiative (CAS): Committed to being a Cultural Development Campus that promotes a culture of sustainability through a dedication to community, diversity, citizen engagement, public arts, and the conservation and sustainable development of cultural and natural resources. NH Farm to School Program http://www.nhfarmtoschool.org/ UNH Cooperative Extension; Changing the Scene http://extension.unh.edu/FoodNutr/ChngScne/ChngScn.htm Since the inception of HEALthy Schools in 2003, more than 500 school personnel in 403 New Hampshire schools, representing almost 23,000 students, have become active in this program, working to improve school nutrition and fitness programs in their communities. UNH Cooperative Extension Home website http://extension.unh.edu
  2. 2. New Hampshire Department of Education Bureau of Nutrition Program and Services www.ed.state.nh.us/education/nutrition Online Fruit and Vegetable Resources Interactive Online resources for Teachers/Schools: Free Downloadable Publications http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/publications/index.html Fruit and Vegetable Recipes http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/dnparecipe/recipesearch.aspx Lesson Plans http://noahnet.myweb.uga.edu/plansfv.html Games and recipes http://foodchamps.org Bulletin Board Ideas/Templates http://www.ed.state.nh.us/education/nutrition http://www.doe.state.la.us/lde/nutrition/1448.html Fruit and Vegetable of the month http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/month/index.html Interactive Online resources for Parents: Recipe adjustment tool for healthier meals http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/activities/recipe_remix.html Fruit and Vegetable Recipes http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/dnparecipe/recipesearch.aspx Fruit and Vegetable Tips http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/vegetables_tips.html My Pyramid http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/fruits_tips.html Interactive Online resources for Kids: MyPyramid game http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/game/BlastOff_Game.html Kids cooking recipes http://kidnetic.com/Recipes/?c=Smart+Snacks Fruits and Vegetable Tips http://kidnetic.com/BrightPapers/?c=Featured&p=37 Games and recipes http://foodchamps.org Additional Department of Education Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services Resources (NH DOE-BNPS) website at: www.ed.state.nh.us/education/nutrition Eligibility Guidance Manual Menu Planning; Special Dietary Needs Manual Eligibility Manual for School Meals, Special Meals Prescription Form Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Program Food Service management Company Contract information Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Plan (HACCP) Healthy Meals Resource System (HMRS) National Food Service Management Institute (NSFSMI) NH – Farm to School NH School Nutrition Association (SNA) Offer Versus Serve in School Meals Sanitation Sanitation Inspections and the related Federal Requirements School Nutrition Association (SNA) SNA Certification & Credentialing Programs School related Code of Federal Regulations (USDA 7 CFR Part 210-250) Team Nutrition State Department of Education Standards of Practice for school Child Nutrition staff USDA Child Nutrition Information Center USDA Child Nutrition Programs Wellness Policies