Wellness Projects with Partners
Action For Healthy Kids: The equation is pretty simple: Good food + active bodies = kids equipped for success! Our school is proud to be a part of the movement to make school a healthier place for students. Learn more about our student wellness projects through our Action For Healthy Kids grants. Check out more about the Learning Connection.
This year Brooklyn Center Community Schools is teaming up with the Chef Ann Foundation and the Life Time Foundation to improve the school food in our district. We’re focused on removing the Harmful 7 from our food, increasing scratch cooking, ensuring clean labels* on our packaged products, and sourcing more items from Minnesota producers.
- Trans Fats & Hydrogenated Oils
- High Fructose Corn Syrup
- Hormones & Antibiotics
- Processed & Artificial Sweeteners
- Artificial Colors & Flavors
- Artificial Preservatives
- Bleached Flour
*For us, a “clean label” is any food label that does not contain any of the Harmful 7