Team Nutrition is an integrated, behavior-based, comprehensive nationwide plan for promoting the nutritional health of the nation’s school children.
The SD Department of Education administers the Team Nutrition Program in South Dakota through Child and Adult Nutrition Services (CANS). CANS contracts with South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension Service to manage some of SD’s Team Nutrition projects as well as other individuals and agencies.
|Farmers Grow MyPlate|
|Grant Information and Application|
|Lesson Plan Example|
|The purpose of this sub-grant is to actively engage children in learning about how foods from the five MyPlate food groups nourish them, and how they are produced. An approach that incorporates nutrition education, food preparation, physical activity, and field trips to production or processing facilities is highly recommended. Sub-grant recipients will be reimbursed up to $600 for budget-related expenses including food expenses, field trip costs, and staff hours for preparation beyond normal work schedules.|
|Harvest of the Month|
|HOM Presentation 2016|
|Grant Information and Application||Harvest of the Month Survey|
|Under the 2014-16 Team Nutrition Training Grant through USDA fourteen schools and outside of school time programs implemented Harvest of the Month sub-grants to teach their youth about fruits and vegetables. Using http://www.sdharvestofthemonth resources, these schools and agencies have changed children’s’ knowledge and liking for fruits and vegetables. Results are shared in the HOM Findings Presentation 2016. Download to view and share.|
|Healthy School Lunch Videos||Join Team Nutrition|
|SD Dept of Health - Publications||SD Team Nutrition Email List|
|SDSU: Team Nutrition online course||SDSU: Team Nutrition online course - Registration Instructions|
|SD Team Nutrition Facebook Page|