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Team Nutrition Training and Grant Opportunities

Training Opportunities

 

Chop! Chop! Culinary Skills Videos

These free training videos will help you and your school food service staff use more whole grains and fresh, Wisconsin-grown fruits and vegetables in your school meal program. The videos were developed in partnership with CESA Nutrition Purchasing and the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS). To view the videos, please visit the CIAS website. In addition, the Chop! Chop! Resource Guide was developed to accompany the videos. The guide is a compilation of the recipes featured in the videos and includes information about Wisconsin crops, procurement of local products, food safety, and professional development. 

Sub-grant Opportunities

 

MyPlate Culinary Demonstration Sub-grant

Wisconsin Team Nutrition is pleased to announce that funding is available for elementary schools to incorporate taste testing activities and nutrition education during the 2018-19 school year. The purpose of this grant is to broaden the food experiences and nutrition knowledge of Wisconsin students and encourage the consumption of vegetables from the dark green, red/orange, and bean/pea (legume) subgroups. Sub-grant awards will be available for approximately 20 school sites to receive a chef-led culinary demonstration and accompanying taste test activity. Application deadline has passed and applicants will be notified of their award status in August 2018.