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Smarter Lunchrooms with the Birney Bears

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The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement is a national movement that focuses on improving a school's lunchroom environment to promote healthy eating behaviors amongst the students. Even small, low-cost/ no-cost solutions can have a big...

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 8:12 AM

No-Cost Meals and Exercise for the Summer

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Image Source: http://bit.ly/2tO4myQ For some kids, the only healthy meal they consume is a meal offered at school during the academic year. During the summer, the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) Food Service Program is...

#ThrowbackThursday: Nutrition Fun at Easterby's Spring Carnival

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Easterby Elementary kindly invited UC CalFresh to join their Spring Carnival on May 12th this year! UC CalFresh Nutrition staff,  Hannah and Maira, spent a sunny evening sharing nutrition education and physical activity with...

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 7:00 AM

#FlashbackFriday: Grapefruit Reflections with Easterby Tigers

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In March, students receiving nutrition education from UC CalFresh were able to try a juicy, tart grapefruit! For many students, it was their first time trying it, and we received a lot of feedback from them. Mrs. Stearns' transitional...

Posted on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Delicious and Nutritious Smoothie Celebration

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In celebration of National Nutrition Month back in March, Storey students were challenged to decorate their classroom door, answering the question, "What does healthy mean to you?" The winning class was Mrs. Dorough's first graders, who created...

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7:00 AM

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