Smarter Lunchroom Movement
What is the Smarter Lunchroom Movement
Smarter Lunchrooms demonstrate core values including:
- Low cost/No-Cost Solutions
- Lunchroom Environment Focus
- Promotion of healthful eating behaviors
The Smarter Lunchroom Movement is brought to you by the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Program and is funded by the USDA ERS/FNS
Why Create A Smarter Lunchroom?
Smarter Lunchrooms use simple, low-cost and no-cost changes to the lunchroom enrivonment to get students to take and eat more healthy foods
Healthier eating is associated with improvements to health, morale and even academics
Greater participation in the National School Lunch Program results in more reimbursable meals and increased revenue for lunchrooms
Helping Your School Wellness Policy!
Looking for ways to improve your wellness policies? The Smarter Lunchroom Movement has many resources and ways to improve your current policy!
Center for Nutrition in Schools
UC Davis established the Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS) in response to the needs of teachers and administrators for nutrition education resources and professional development opportunities.
Our goal is to provide resources relevant to child nutrition programs, district wellness policies, community partnerships, student education, professional education, and parent education.
We invite you to explore the wide variety of resources available on our site including curriculum, training opportunities, and up-to-date information about nutrition.
Lincoln Lunch Ladies
Terri Thomas, food Service Supervisor at Bret Harte Elementary School in Corcoran Unified School District, provided a Farmer's Market for the students.