Good Food in Action: Chefs Move to Schools, Nationwide

This week’s pick for our “Good Food in Action” post:

Organization/Program: Chefs Move to Schools

Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer Chef

Location: Nationwide

Start Date: Recruiting Now!

End Date: Open

Time Commitment:  Flexible

Organization Overview:

As part of her effort to turn policies into practical solutions for America’s families, Mrs. Obama is calling on chefs to get involved by adopting a school and working with teachers, parents and school nutrition professionals and administrators to help educate kids about food and nutrition. By creating healthy dishes that taste good, chefs have a unique ability to deliver these messages in a fun and appealing way to the larger audience, particularly children.

Position Overview:

The “Chefs Move to Schools” program, run through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will pair chefs with interested schools in their communities so together they can create healthy meals that meet the schools’ dietary guidelines and budgets, while teaching young people about nutrition and making balanced and healthy choices. With more than 31 million children participating in the National School Lunch Program and more than 11 million participating in the National School Breakfast Program, good nutrition at school is more important than ever.

To Sign Up As a Chef:  Click HERE

To Sign Up As a School:  Click HERE

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