upLIFT was created for you, the child nutrition professional, to provide you with materials to help you LEARN about nutrition, INSPIRE you on what to feed your participants, FEED your participants healthy meals, and TEACH others in your community about your programs!
The monthly webinar series will focus on sharing relevant nutrition knowledge as well as standout stories from the field on successful service models, inspiring menu ideas, and tips and tricks to implement nutrition initiatives in schools! These webinars are intended to provide you with real, applicable, and helpful information that you can use to operate the best school food service program possible at your sites this year!
Upcoming upLIFT webinar:
Training title & date
upLIFT Your Meals with Scratch Cooking! - November 21, 2023 (1:30 PM MST)
This educational resource will feature information on a specific nutrition topic that can be applied to school food service. The educational content of these fact sheets will match the content of the monthly webinar, when applicable.
The Research Rundowns are aimed at providing you with the most relevant information from research articles that may be applicable in the various situations you may encounter as you operate meal service this year.
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) was awarded a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Team Nutrition Training Grant that supports the initiation of the Kitchen Creations project. This project specifically focuses on creating standardized recipes for use in school meals programs. All recipes standardized under the grant will feature local and native foods as the primary ingredients.