Lend a Hand, Stop the Hunger
Food insecure families often rely on multiple sources of food assistance. Free or reduced school meals are critical in providing much needed nutrition to children, but sometimes this isn’t enough. School hunger relief programs can help feed students and their families, even after the school day ends. Take time to consider whether a program like this is something your administration could implement.
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What is Bubble Tea?
Bubble tea (also called Boba) is a Taiwanese cold drink that is made with tea, milk and flavored syrups that is poured over a base of fruit or tapioca pearls that add a chewy texture to the drink.
Bubble Tea is a great addition to your offerings. Try one of our Bubble Tea recipes below!
Celebrate Indiana Food Day this October with this toolkit.
Aligning with National Farm to School Month, Indiana Food Day encourages healthy eating and supports the farm to school movement and other local food purchasing initiatives throughout our state.
It is also a fun way to connect food and nutrition to all kinds of classroom curricula from science to art.
The toolkit includes:
- Food Day Recipes
- Checklist for Organizers
- Cafeteria Connections
- School Garden Resources
- Classroom Connections
- And more!
Download the Super Spud Squad
Boost your breakfast. Add coconut, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, or even sharp cheddar and elevate that monotonous morning oatmeal to a level of amazing you’ve yet to taste.
Oats are among the healthiest grains on the planet. Adding milk to your morning oatmeal not only makes it deliciously creamy – it also provides added protein and keeps you feeling full for longer.
It might be cold outside, but your team will be warming things up in the cafeteria!
Have your students grab a cup of hot chocolate made with real milk at breakfast or lunch – it’s included in their meal.
An activation guide and customizable assets are available to download below.
Lattes are a delicious and easy way to include milk in your school.
Featuring hot or iced latted at breakfast can increase participation.
These three smoothie recipes are a great addition to your school!
Smoothies are a portable, powerhouse drink that count as a protein alternative.
Download our recipes now and shake things up!
The Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD) and American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) have developed a “Summer Can Be Fun” learning playbook to show that learning can be fun!
This resource contains seven different categories to choose from with lessons, videos and activities to that combine nutrition, farming, physical activity and culinary fun.
Each area has several items to choose from that can be done as a group, as an individual or as a demonstration for others.
The Chef in the Classroom program connects Fuel Up to Play 60 program advisors and supporters, chefs and the American Dairy Association Indiana Inc. (ADAI).
The program will:
- Provide students the knowledge and encouragement to make healthy food choices
- Empower students to help in preparing nutritious family meals
- Help students learn basic kitchen skills and become familiar with culinary careers
Download Chef in the Classroom Information Sheet