Nutrition Education in the Classroom
The EAT.RIGHT.NOW. Program offers students in grades K-12 a series of nutrition lessons on topics such as healthy snacks and beverages, fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity, the importance of breakfast and whole grains. Educators use evidence-based curricula the meet Common Core objectives to provide students with interactive, hands-on experiences and food tastings.
The EAT.RIGHT.NOW. Program offers programs and services that encourage students to become more physically active during and after the school day.
Improving Food Resources in the Community
The EAT.RIGHT.NOW. Program works with Philadelphia’s Self-Help and Resource Exchange (SHARE) Program and Philabundance to increase access to affordable, healthy food in low-income communities.
Farm to School
The EAT.RIGHT.NOW. Program provides Philadelphia School District schools with the opportunity to discover where our food comes from through various gardening activities and farm trips.
The EAT.RIGHT.NOW. Program works with district and school staff to carry out and/or develop school wellness polices.