child nutrition

Health
8:09 am
Sun July 15, 2012

School Nutrition Programs Receive Six Million Dollar Grant

Nutrition Education
USDA

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services says a grant from the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service will be used to fund a nutrition education program for students in the state. The SNAP-Ed nutrition program is designed to encourage healthy eating habits and to prevent or postpone the on-set of diet-related chronic diseases.

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Agriculture
7:05 am
Sat May 19, 2012

Kentucky Ag Commissioner to Visit Schools to Promote Healthy Food

State Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has scheduled visits to six Kentucky schools next week, to promote child nutrition and healthier lunches. Comer says fresh produce from local farms should be on the menus in schools in the bluegrass state.

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