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10 Cents a Meal Information

Michigan's 10 Cents A Meal For School Kids and Farms pilot program is providing schools with match incentive funding up to 10 cents per meal to purchase and serve Michigan-grown produce

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Combating Childhood Obesity

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Bike to School Day

Celebrate Bike to School Day

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Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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CDC Healthy Schools

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

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Choose My Plate

How to make a healthy plate of food

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Food Corps

FoodCorps connects kids to healthy food in school, so they can lead healthier lives and reach their full potential.

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Fuel Up to Play 60 Information

Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL

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Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

Farm to School programs and resources

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MI Health Tools

The Michigan Healthy Communities Collaborative online assessments and websites to help promote and support better health for Michigan citizens – in communities, at work, at school and in places of worship.

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Michigan Apple Crunch Day

When we come together around something so simple as a Michigan Apple

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Michigan Cherry Slurp

Holding the Cherry Slurp during Valentines week offers the opportunity to move away from candy and toward our home grown super food

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Michigan Fitness Foundation

In the Classroom and in the Community

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Michigan Fitness Foundation PE-Nut Program

Physical Education and Nutrition Education Working Together

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Michigan Harvest of the Month

Ready to-go tools and resources that can be used in diverse applications within the school and community environment.

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Michigan Health and Wellness

Healthy Michigan -Eat Better

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Michigan Nutritional Standards Toolkit MDHHS

MI Standards Health and Nutrition Toolkit

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Movement Lab Article

TCAPS Movement Lab Article

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MSU Extension

Programs and resources for healthy kids and healthy schools

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Norte

Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities

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Project ACES

Youth Fitness Coalition

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Project Health Schools

Resources for Healthy Schools

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Pure Michigan Fit

Take a stand against obesity and help build a stronger, healthier Michigan.

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Safe Routes to School

Make it safe, convenient, and fun for children, including those with disabilities, to bicycle and walk to school

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Smart Lunchrooms Movement

Smarter Lunchroom Movement

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Tools for Schools

Action for Healthy Kids

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US Department of Agriculture USDA

US Department Of Agriculture School Food Service Programs

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Wellness School Assessment Tool

Wellstat 2.0 Wellness School Assessment Tool

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Antrim

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Farm to School Movement TBAISD

Collaborates with learning community stakeholders to plan and implement programming focused on promoting student health and wellness

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Great Lakes Children's Museum

The Great Lakes Children’s Museum creates hands-on, interactive, and informal educational environments for children and the adults in their lives that invite curiosity, allow exploration, encourage participation, and celebrate the childlike wonder in all of us.

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Norte

Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities

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TBAISD

Farm to school involves using cooking demonstrations, cafeteria taste testings, nutrition lessons, garden plots,and farm field trips to engage students in dynamic, hands-on learning and supports teachers in meeting the state standards for elementary education.

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Benzie

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Farm to School Movement TBAISD

Collaborates with learning community stakeholders to plan and implement programming focused on promoting student health and wellness

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Great Lakes Children's Museum

The Great Lakes Children’s Museum creates hands-on, interactive, and informal educational environments for children and the adults in their lives that invite curiosity, allow exploration, encourage participation, and celebrate the childlike wonder in all of us.

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Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center

Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC). GOREC now welcomes Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, school groups, sports teams, church groups, and others. Any who are looking for outdoor experiences. It is a true coming of circle, back to its original intent.

4754 Scout Camp Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

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Grow Benzie

Year round events including workshops and classes connecting people to healthful foods, jobs, life skills and each other

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TBAISD

Farm to school involves using cooking demonstrations, cafeteria taste testings, nutrition lessons, garden plots,and farm field trips to engage students in dynamic, hands-on learning and supports teachers in meeting the state standards for elementary education.

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Charlevoix

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Crawford

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Grand Traverse

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Farm to School Movement TBAISD

Collaborates with learning community stakeholders to plan and implement programming focused on promoting student health and wellness

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Great Lakes Children's Museum

The Great Lakes Children’s Museum creates hands-on, interactive, and informal educational environments for children and the adults in their lives that invite curiosity, allow exploration, encourage participation, and celebrate the childlike wonder in all of us.

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Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center

Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center (GOREC). GOREC now welcomes Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, school groups, sports teams, church groups, and others. Any who are looking for outdoor experiences. It is a true coming of circle, back to its original intent.

4754 Scout Camp Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

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Norte

Norte is dedicated to building stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities

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TBAISD

Farm to school involves using cooking demonstrations, cafeteria taste testings, nutrition lessons, garden plots,and farm field trips to engage students in dynamic, hands-on learning and supports teachers in meeting the state standards for elementary education.

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Kalkaska

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Farm to School Movement TBAISD

Collaborates with learning community stakeholders to plan and implement programming focused on promoting student health and wellness

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Great Lakes Children's Museum

The Great Lakes Children’s Museum creates hands-on, interactive, and informal educational environments for children and the adults in their lives that invite curiosity, allow exploration, encourage participation, and celebrate the childlike wonder in all of us.

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TBAISD

Farm to school involves using cooking demonstrations, cafeteria taste testings, nutrition lessons, garden plots,and farm field trips to engage students in dynamic, hands-on learning and supports teachers in meeting the state standards for elementary education.

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Leelanau

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Farm to School Movement TBAISD

Collaborates with learning community stakeholders to plan and implement programming focused on promoting student health and wellness

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Great Lakes Children's Museum

The Great Lakes Children’s Museum creates hands-on, interactive, and informal educational environments for children and the adults in their lives that invite curiosity, allow exploration, encourage participation, and celebrate the childlike wonder in all of us.

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TBAISD

Farm to school involves using cooking demonstrations, cafeteria taste testings, nutrition lessons, garden plots,and farm field trips to engage students in dynamic, hands-on learning and supports teachers in meeting the state standards for elementary education.

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Manistee

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Missaukee

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Otsego

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Roscommon

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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Wexford

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities works to create supportive school environments through healthy eating and physical activity. Building Healthy Communities has three programs: The Step Up for School Wellness Program, the Elementary School Program and the Middle School Program. Read more about these programs in our program fact sheet.

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