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Container Gardening for Student Learning was developed as part of a Team Nutrition Training Grant in partnership with K-State Research and Extension. Learn how to start a clasroom container garden and how to handle produce safely!
Grow it, Know it, Try it...Love it!  The Fall 2011 Leadership Connections meeting presentation encouraged sponsors to incoporate more locally grown fruits and vegetables into their Child Nutrition Programs.

Child Nutrition & Wellness Classes.  KSDE offers nutrition education classes through Regional Training Cooperatives. Some classes available include:

  • It's Time to Get Down & Dirty
  • Pick a Peck of Produce
  • How to Purchase Quality Fruits & Vegetables
  • How to Promote Fruits & Vegetables
  • Preparing Fabulous Fruits & Vegetables
  • Build a Healthy Salad Bar
  • Vital Vitamins
  • Mighty Minerals
  • Find the Fiber
  • Gluten Free Diets
  • What's on MyPlate?
A complete class list is available at, School Nutrition Programs, Training. Contact Cindy Johnson at to find out about bringing one of these classes to your area.


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