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What are some of St. Vrain's Wellness Accomplishments this fall?
Over 1000 pounds of LOCAL PRODUCE has been put into the hands of 3000 students & their families
Food Share Table
School Greenhouse Projects
Water Bottle Refilling Stations
Food Waste Programs
2 more schools started their own breakfast programs with
FUTP60 Kick Off Assemblies featuring
Dairy Max & Denver Broncos!
3 schools began
their Food Share Tables to reduce food waste in the cafeteria & combat hunger!
Skyline High School's Ecological Club wanted to stop using styrofoam in the cafeteria. Since their initiative began,Skyline has saved 3000 styrofoam lunch trays from going to landfill!
The size of a Grand Piano!
5 STUDENT LED
FARMER's MARKET FUNDRAISERS
$2000 Raised from Markets
Wellness in the Classroom
Farm to School
Longmont High Students learned about the difference between local, organic, and conventional agriculture and farming methods.
Thanks to Ollin Farm and Aspen Moon Farms, students sampled locally-grown produce and gained understanding why it is important to know your farmer!
Mead Elementary Students were our featured school to celebrate Colorado Agriculture with complimentary salad bar, education on why it is important to eat healthy and stay active, as well as samplings of Colorado produce!
Mountain View Elementary's Parent Leadership Group, Cafecito, learned how to Eat More Fruits & Vegetables on a Budget!
Wellness in Action!
St. Vrain Wellness had the privilege of attending and moderating at the first annual LiveWell Talk & Taste event on October 9th! We discussed food waste in the district, the programs wellness is implementing to combat it, and the impact it is making in our schools!
What is Farm to School?
It enriches the connection communities have with fresh, local, healthy foods...Click here to Learn More
Try a 30-minute workout for any schedule!
Kitchen Managers & Supervisors
Attended a LIveWell Leadership Training to address many aspects of management, including reducing food waste and increasing their skills to provide more scratch cooking to our students.
Enjoy a fall scratch-made treat in our St. Vrain Valley Kitchens during November!
Keep Germs Away!
Prevent sickness with proper handwashing practices
Pumpkin is high in antioxidants A, C, & E. It is also high in iron & fiber....it helps your body feel full and fight infections!
kid-friendly whole grain pumpkin spice cake recipe
Did You Know?
Nutrition Services' vending machine foods comply with USDA's Smart Snack Guidelines. It means they are rich in whole grain, baked not fried, < 35% total fat of calories, no trans fat, <35% of weight total sugar, low sodium.
Vending is not offered elementary schools & only turned on before & after school, never during lunch period in secondary schools