Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools is a comprehensive nutrition program based on the socio-ecological model incorporating nutrition education, promotion and policy, systems and environmental changes that support the implementation of school wellness policy.

fruits and vegetables

Direct education

child and parent cooking together

Indirect education/nutrition promotion

Children at school

Policy, systems & environmental changes

Based on School Physical Activity and Nutrition - Environment Tool baseline assessments, changes may be made to enhance the school wellness environment.

 
News Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...
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Produce Pick of the Month: Cantaloupe Recipe
Chef Suzy partners with Produce Pick of the Month to bring you this yummy cantaloupe smoothie recipe that you can try at home.
McClain, S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Produce Pick of the Month: Garbanzo Bean Recipe
Chef Suzy partners with Produce Pick of the Month to share with you this delicious and fast garbanzo recipe. Follow along to learn how to make something new and to know interesting facts about garbanzo beans.
McClain, S. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Recipes
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Produce Pick of the Month: Jicama Recipe
Chef Suzy partners with Produce Pick of the Month to bring you this jicama recipe that you can try at home.
McClain, S. 2020, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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Extension Director's Office | On the campus of University of Nevada, Reno