Food for Thought: Colquitz students learn through hot lunch

Food for thought: Colquitz students learn through hot lunch

We’re all taught the food pyramid as children, but a Colquitz middle school teacher is ensuring that students will continue to develop healthy eating habits as they enter their teens.

For the last several years, Grade 6 teacher Laura-Lyn Helton has been getting students involved in a twice-monthly hot lunch program, providing an educational avenue to learn about proper nutrition while also giving hands-on cooking experience. The program is primarily funded through farm-to-school grants and feeds about 120 students and staff at each lunch. Read More…

April 5, 2016
Jacob Zinn

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