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Team Nutrition

Information about the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that provides nutrition education materials for children and families and training for food service professionals.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established Team Nutrition to support the continuous improvement of school meals and to promote the health and education of children. California became the first Team Nutrition state partner on August 31, 1995.

Team Nutrition provides free resources:

  • State-of-the-art nutrition education materials for children and families.
  • Training and technical assistance for food service professionals.

Joining Team Nutrition is free. An Enrollment Form and information follow along with samples of some of the parent materials.

For more information visit the USDA Team Nutrition External link opens in new window or tab. Web site.

For more information, in California, contact:

Elizabeth Moreno, Nutrition Education Consultant
California Department of Education
Education and Nutrition Policy Unit
emoreno@cde.ca.gov
916-324-9749

Desiree Rojo, Child Nutrition Consultant
California Department of Education
Education and Nutrition Policy Unit
drojo@cde.ca.gov
916-323-0213

Questions:   Education and Nutrition Policy Unit | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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