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Resources from Smarter Lunchrooms Pioneers


Why reinvent the wheel? These amazing free resources make enacting Smarter Mealtimes and Smarter Lunchrooms initiatives in schools and other settings easy! We thank our partners and colleagues from across the country for generously sharing their expertise. Some items are excellent examples of our strategies at work in diverse settings; others are programs and tools that dovetail with or support the strategies. Whether you download these resources to use immediately, or just consider them inspiration for an original project of your own, we hope they prove to be valuable additions to your professional library!

To access this extensive resource library, click on a resource category below to jump to the items within that category. Some can be directly downloaded, while others can be requested from the creator. Resources from the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office are given direct links to their pages within this site.

Related webinars from the Healthy Foods Choices in Schools Community of Practice are listed by category here.

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Smarter Lunchrooms Techniques

Example books of the 60 Strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard in action, plus other tools to directly use when implementing the 60 strategies

For direct links to SLM National Office resources, click here: Creative and descriptive food names, Flavor stations, Local school wellness policies

Smarter Lunchrooms Strategies for Summer Feeding Sites

Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office

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