Vallejo City Unified School District – School Nutrition And Fitness

Menus

Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.

via Vallejo City Unified School District – School Nutrition And Fitness.

After School – Nutrition (CA Dept of Education)

Healthy Snacks: Guides, Resources and Training Opportunities

Snack & Meal Standards for After School Programs

This fact sheet identifies the federal reimbursable snack requirements as well as the state nutrition standards for snacks and meals offered in after school programs.

Visit the California After School Resource Center External link opens in new window or tab. for online courses and resources on healthy snacks, nutrition education, physical activity, and related workshop opportunities.

CANFit’s Healthy Snack Guide for Your After School Program External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF) provides menus using foods that can be easily obtained at convenience stores and that fall within the federal reimbursement rate budget. There are also two-week sample cycle menus, their Best Practice Guidelines and 26 healthy recipes.

via After School – Nutrition (CA Dept of Education).

Nutrition – Learning Support (CA Dept of Education)

Nutrition

The California Department of Education helps schools, child care programs, and other community programs provide healthy meals and snacks to children. Almost every school in California serves lunch to its students. Some schools also serve breakfast and snacks. A child may be able to get free meals or meals at a very low cost.

The Department’s nutrition services are administered by the Nutrition Services Division

Learn more about free or low-cost meals that may be available to your child by contacting your local school district, day care program or homeless shelter. To find contact information for your school, go to the California Department of Education California School Directory Web page.

The Nutrition – CalEdFacts page provides a more detailed overview of nutrition services offered in California schools and child care programs.

The links and information below were developed for educators and others who are directly involved with nutrition-services programs in California.

via Nutrition – Learning Support (CA Dept of Education).