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Great Trays® Toolkit for School Foodservice

The Great Trays® toolkit provides tools, information, and resources to plan student-tested nutritious menus that meet current nutrition standards for school lunch and breakfast programs, promote farm to school programs, save money on food purchasing, and "nudge" students toward healthier choices.

Preparing Food — Choose from a wealth of food preparation tips.

Marketing — Get tips, tools, and templates to engage your students and parents in healthier meals.

Purchasing — Learn your options for purchasing fresher or more economical products.

Best Practices — Browse this video gallery of schools who have made great changes.

Related resources

Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays® — Check out this nutrition course for school foodservice professionals. It is available online and as a curriculum to teach in a face-to-face setting.

Great Trays™ Annual Report (2012) — Minnesota Department of Health — Read what the Great Trays® Partnership Accomplished together during the two-year grant between 2010 and 2012.

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