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Get the Most Out of eXtension Healthy Food Choices in Schools Resources

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Katherine Baildon

The Healthy Food Choices in Schools resource area at eXtension.org is a one-stop source for eating behavior insights, interventions and practical steps for food service providers, policy makers, health professionals and parents to promote healthy food choices in school food...

Simple Tricks to Reduce Waste and Increase Veggie & Fruit Consumption in the Lunchroom

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

Dr. David Just, Co-Director of Cornell’s Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs and one of the leaders the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice, will give an introduction to the principles of behavioral economics and how they can be...

Online Resources for Smarter Lunchrooms and Smarter Mealtimes at SmarterLunchrooms.org

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Smarter Lunchrooms National Office curriculum designer Erin Sharp (M.S., M.A.T.) as she presents the exciting recent resources developed to support the strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (K-12) and Smarter Mealtimes Movement (early childhood education), all...

10 Things You Don't Know About School Food

Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Adam Brumberg, Kathy Burrill

Think you know everything there is to know about your school's lunch program? Join us on June 13th you to test your knowledge. We will address and explore 10 common misconceptions about school lunch from topics on nutrition to where the money comes from. Join us for this...

2016 4-H Professional Development From Your Desk Session #1 "Youth Nutrition Education Curriculum"

Monday, January 25, 2016 at 4:30 pm EST - Presented by GaeLynn Peterson

Presenters: GaeLynn Peterson, Sharmi Crowther, and Suzane Prevedel (Utah State University Extension)Not every teacher, parent, or educator is trained in nutrition education creating the need for a quick and easy-to-follow nutrition education curriculum. The CREATES Youth...

Spice it up! Putting Together a Low-Sodium Flavor Station in the School Cafeteria

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shirley Vouris

This presentation is designed to provide attendees with practical, easy tips for putting together a low-sodium flavor station in the school cafeteria. Extension members, food service professionals, and other program leaders can play an important role in educating children...

Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

Register for a Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity! As we celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, take time to learn more about the issues of being physically active, good nutrition and obesity. The...

Text2BHealthy: Engaging Parents in School Nutrition through the Use of Text Messaging

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Laryessa Worthington

Learn how one SNAP-Ed program has incorporated text messaging to extend their reach to encourage increased fruit and vegetable consumption and how to adapt their program to encourage healthier food choices in schools. Presented by: Laryessa Worthington, MS RD LDN -- Eat ...

Food Hubs and Farm to School

Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 3:30 pm EDT

Farm to school programs have been very successful at getting good, healthy, local, whole foods to our nation's students. However, some schools and districts find that their school food service professionals, who already have so many responsibilities, have limited time and...

Engaging Youth in Creating a Healthier Future for Themselves & Their Communities

Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 11:30 am EST - Presented by Steven Henness

“Engaging Youth in Creating a Healthier Future for Themselves & Their Communities” Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 10:30am-12:00pmThe University of Missouri Extension Healthy Lifestyle Initiative works with communities across Missouri to develop healthy communities,...

Healthy Portions for Preschoolers

Monday, November 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST

Presented by Dr. Jennifer Fisher and Yasmeen Bruton Jennifer Fisher, Ph.D., associate professor of public health and researcher at the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University studies the eating patterns of children in hopes it will...

Value of FCS (Family & Consumer Sciences)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 1:30 pm EST

USDA-NIFA invites you to a webinar this Wednesday on the North Central Cooperative Extension Association (NCCEA) new study highlighting the importance of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension in the region. Prepared by the research organization Battelle, the study...

Make the "Best of Fresh" with Farm to School

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Chong

Presented by Carol Chong, National Nutrition Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program and Christina Conell, Program Analyst USDAAlmost anything can be purchased locally in different parts of the country. Local purchasing is not just about fresh...

Building Cooperative Extension’s Capacity to Support Health in all Policy Issues Education: A Case for Strategic Planning

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Deborah John

The purpose of this webinar is to share Oregon State University’s Strategic Plan for the Extension Family and Community Health Program and engage FCS leaders in exploring program capacity to support efforts, and inform policy, systems, and environmental approaches, that...

The 60 Strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Adam Brumberg

Join Adam Brumberg, Deputy Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, and Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms National Office, as they go strategy-by-strategy through the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard, the very popular tool for evaluating any...

Right Partner, Right Place, Right Time: Exploring New Avenues to Create Partnerships

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Elizabeth Shephard, Vanessa Spero-Swingle

This webinar will provide innovative ways to think about partnering with school systems. Oftentimes it can be difficult to access and find the best avenues in working with schools in order to reach the students. This webinar will showcase a successful new partnership...

High Impact Grocery Store Tours

Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

To obtain you CPEU CDR certificate for 1.0 CPEU please complete the qualtrics survey at:https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Xd2CpzSfEFFkSFAfter you complete the survey you will be directed to provide your name and email address and your certificate will be emailed to...

Healthy Children, Healthy Families: Parents Making a Difference!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Tisa Hill

Learn about the new Collaboration for Health, Activity, and Nutrition in Children’s Environments (CHANCE) curriculum titled: Healthy Children, Healthy Families: Parents Making a Difference! (HCHF), from CHANCE program leader, Tisa Hill. The curriculum was developed and ...

Getting Your Wellness Policy Ahead of the Curve

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT

When was the last time you looked at your school district’s local wellness policy? How about the last time you assessed how it compares to best practices recommended for local wellness policies? During this webinar Stephanie Joyce, MS, RD, LD, SNS National Nutrition Advisor-...

Dietary Guidelines Alliance Webinar

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathleen Morgan

Presenter: Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA is Senior Vice President, Nutrition and Food Safety for the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in Washington, DC, a nonprofit organization that communicates sound, science-based information on nutrition and food...

Eco-Family Virtual Conference

Conference Session Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 10:45 am EDT - Presented by Kristi Cooper

Healthy Environments = Healthy People! Imagine learning sustainable living at your kitchen table and your teacher is on his own front porch! After a failed attempt to hold a face-to-face weekend sustainability conference for families in rural Iowa, Extension Family specialists...

Using the Power of Persuasion to Influence Student Food Choices

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Zena Edwards

Individuals make thousands of decisions each day and are faced with hundreds of food choices. If we had to stop and analyze every decision completely we would never get anything done. That is why we often look for shortcuts or clues to help us out. And students are no...

The Florida Health Literacy Initiative: Helping English Language Learners to Make Healthy Choices

Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT

Poor functional health literacy is prevalent among adults and families with limited English language and literacy skills. Join us to learn about Florida Health Literacy Initiative, an award winning program that combines ESOL* instruction with contextualized health education. ...

Food Marketing Trends Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Consumer food choices are constantly changing. Yet, some components of their choices, such as quality, value, and customer service should never be neglected. As we head into the summer session, let's look at what food trends have surfaced so far in 2018 and how that affects...

Exploring the Movement to Healthy School Meals Through Farm to School

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Matthew Benson

In addition to describing the movement to include local and regional foods in school meal programs, cultivate school gardens, and provide students with agricultural and food related experiential learning opportunities, this webinar will make the case as to why farm to...

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