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Nutrition and Related Resources for Youth and Teens 



MyPlate has information specific to teens.
KidsHealth from Nemours has Health Literacy Teacher's Guide for grades K-12
BAM! The CDC has a classroom resource for teachers geared towards grades 4-8.
Cooking Matters is for teens getting ready to live on their own. 
Cooking Matters at Home and Cooking Matters at Home for Kids offers information for younger kids in Spanish and English. 
Fun Hands-on-Learning To Do At Home offers ideas for teachers and parents to engage their children at home.
MyPlate Kitchen offers recipes and cooking videos, resources, and more!
2020 Dietary Guidelines help guide Americans to live healthy lifestyles through balances diets and physical activity recommendations. 

 

Gardening



Gardening can be a great way to grow food and SNAP dollars can be used to purchase food seeds. This gives people an option to increase the fruits and vegetables that are available to them.

Extension Brown County Urban Horticulture: https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/extension-brown-county/urban-horticulture/

Extension Brown County Community Gardens are available at low-cost for all community members. Sign up begins on April 15th, 2020 at 8:00am. Go to this link or visit their Facebook page for more information. 

The National School Garden Network offers educational material on how to garden with youth. Visit their Facebook page or website for fun activites to do with the entire family!

 

Eat Right When Money's Tight



Eating Healthy on a Budget: https://trainingspace.ny.gov/courses/eating-healthy-on-a-budget/mainmenu.cfm 

 

Online Teaching Resources for Educators and Agency Professionals



Personal Finance: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/money/blog-posts/free-online-personal-finance-lesson-plans-resources-for-educators 

Physical Activity: Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion “Physical Activity Videos in Spanish and English” : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8-oL-BnPr8WRcxZfcSQ9DQ