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School Garden Nutrition Education Toolkit

MyGarden Nutrition Education Curriculum . The K-12 MyGarden lesson plans were written by teachers and reviewed by horticulturists and nutritionists. Each lesson contains gardening and nutrition information and activities within a specific content area - English Language Arts; Math; Science or Social Studies.

MyGarden School Meals Resource . Links the School Garden to the School Meals program. A comprehensive collection of resources. Provides the school nutrition professional with ideas for participating in the selection of which produce to grow. Produce can be incorporated into quantity recipes or used on the serving line. Includes procedures detailing the storage, preparation, and culinary techniques used to make produce appealing to students. Also includes a primer on the nutritional value of produce and quantity recipes to trial in school foodservice. 

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