Want Your Child to Have a Healthy, Affordable, Homemade Lunch? Let Them Eat at School.

~ fed to you by Jeana Neu, MS, CHES – the EAT Up Expert This week is NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK and there is much to celebrate! All across the nation, school nutrition departments are joining a movement… Read More

Bring Back the Family Meal

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~ fed to you by Jeana Neu MS/CHES the EAT Up Expert September is Family Meals Month There is no better time than now to make a priority of the family meal. September is Family Meals Month which… Read More

School Food Advocacy – PCSD’s 15 TO CLEAN

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What’s Going on with Park City School Food? Since the inception of EATS Park City in 2013, we have advocated for improved school food offerings in the Park City School District (PCSD). In December, 2015, EATS launched the… Read More

Hungry for Healthy: The Sinister Seven

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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

American Academy of Pediatrics – New Statement on School Food

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“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

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

Lunch Program Facts

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Most people are not aware that No Park City Tax Dollars go toward the school lunch program. Money to pay for school lunches comes from three sources: 43% from students buying lunch; 43% from federal reimbursement funds for… Read More

Lunch Menu Facts

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Each day the school lunch menu offers food in 5 categories: Fruits Vegetables Whole Grains Meat / meat alternative Milk (low-fat white and chocolate, hormone and anti-biotic free) Each child selects one item from at least 3 of… Read More

The Evolution of School Food in Park City

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. Through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 2010 championed by the First Lady and… 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. Eating Affects Learning Whether students buy… Read More