Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Jamba Juice grant opportunity!!!

Jamba Juice is sponsoring the It’s All About the Fruit and Veggies grant program to provide schools with $500 in gardening supplies, curriculum, soil amendments and plants to help create engaging nutrition and gardening experiences. Observing and exploring fruit and vegetable production gives a deeper understanding and appreciation for these essential foods in our diet. Recipients will be selected based on plans to promote nutrition education, ideas for incorporating fruit and vegetable activities into the curriculum, and ability to sustain the program over multiple years.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Program brings healthier lunch options to school

Jesse Boyd Elementary School in Spartanburg, SC is now offering healthy breakfast and lunch items in their school cafeteria.  New items include, bone-in, herb-roasted, skinless chicken breasts, hummus with homemade pita chips and vegetables and breakfast smoothies made in-house from low-fat yogurt and fresh fruit.

This revolutionary approach to breakfast and lunch at Jesse Boyd Elementary School is designed to not only appeal to the palates of young, picky eaters but also to be good for them.

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