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The School Lunch Initiative partners have developed numerous resources to support school lunch reform efforts and teaching and learning in schools nationwide.

The Center for Ecoliteracy, for example, offers:

Big Ideas: Linking Food, Culture, Health, and the Environment, a conceptual framework for integrated learning based on food and food production.

Rethinking School Lunch Guide, a 10-point planning framework for improving lunch programs, academic performance, ecological knowledge, and the well being of children.

Food, Inc. Discussion Guide, a guide to the 2009 Academy Award nominee, Food, Inc.

For more information, visit the Center for Ecoliteracy

The Chez Panisse Foundation offers:

Ten Years of Education at the Edible Schoolyard for program coordinators, community members, and others interested in creating programs like the Edible Schoolyard.

Making Mathematics Delicious for middle school math teachers; offers rigorous hands-on math lessons tied to standards in the context of the kitchen and garden.

What You Need to Know about School Lunch, for policymakers, educators, and parents; provides strategies for how to change school lunch in their communities.

For more information, visit the Chez Panisse Foundation