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How School Lunch Is Made And How You Can Help

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How School Lunch is Made

How School Lunch Is Made And How You Can Help

Inspired by questions USDA receives from students about school lunch, this publication was developed as part of the Fueling My Healthy Life collection. This article is connected to eighth grade educational standards and provides students with information about what's in a school meal, who decides what's on the menu, and how students can have a voice in the process.

To see school lunches served around the country, visit Team Nutrition's School Meals Trays, Many Ways


All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. To download the file, please right-click on the link and "save link as."

Ordering: Print copies are available in English. Child nutrition program operators may request printed copies of this resource, while supplies last.

Updated: 10/03/2022