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    Part-time Positions Available: Program Coordinators

    About EATS Park City Founded in 2013, EATS (Eat Awesome Things at School) Park City’s mission is to ensure every student has access to fresh, nutritious, appealing food and opportunities to develop lifelong positive and healthy food habits…. Read More

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    Thank You – Fork in the Road 2016

    EATS celebrated a year of nutrition education progress on May 13th at our annual FORK in the Road fundraiser. We were overwhelmed by the tremendous amount of support we received – from local businesses, PCSD teachers and administrators,… Read More

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    May Taste Test – Basil! May 24th

    It’s our last Taste Test for the school year, so let’s have some fun! We will be tasting basil on Tuesday, May 24th. Along with the raw basil, we will be serving strawberry basil smoothies! To help out,… Read More

Why Eat School Lunch?

“Healthy eating has been linked to higher grades, better memory, more alertness, faster information processing and improved health leading to better school attendance,” registered dietitian Elisa Zied, author of Feed Your Family Right.

Whether students buy school lunch or bring it from home, what they choose to eat affects how they learn. The most important thing is to have our kids fueled with the nutrition they need to be able to focus and learn. Learn More >>

The Evolution of School Food

The school food programs in the Park City School District have been evolving over the last several years to offer healthier options for our students. Whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, and lower fat, sugar and sodium foods have replaced less nutritious options.

However, as the food changed and staffing budgets tightened, students did not receive education on why the food was different. As a result, participation in school lunch has dropped. This is why EATS came to be. Learn More >>

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Hungry for Healthy: The Sinister Seven

Let’s Get the Sinister Seven Out of Park City’s School Food. Sign the Petition. HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP Linked to weight gain, digestive distress, increased levels of triglycerides, and defects in insulin and lipid metabolism. On label: High-Fructose Corn… Read More

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American Academy of Pediatrics – New Statement on School Food

“Everything in Moderation” is a motto we’ve heard often. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is now using it in relation to recommendations on what to feed our kids. Read more about a balanced approach to sugar, fat… Read More

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Trailside Fruit & Veggie Bar

Trailside’s Fruit and Veggie bar is featuring locally grown Utah Peaches from Petersen Farms, along with gorgeous strawberries and fresh melons! Beautiful presentation Trailside Lunch Ladies! Fresh fruits and vegetables are served daily to our children with their… Read More

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