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Let's Move Museums & Gardens Resources

Webinars:

USDA's Summer Food Service Program:


Archived Webinar: How Museums and Gardens Can Use the USDA’s MyPlate in Programming and Food Service
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Archived Webinar: Learn How Museums and Gardens Can Collaborate with Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties 
(Note: Recording starts at minute 1:35)
Read Transcript (PDF, 134KB)


Archived Webinar: What Works! in Museums and Gardens (PDF, 1.6MB)

Additional initiative content on the IMLS website:
Student drawing of a fruit face mask
Blog Post: Food, Glorious Food!

June 30, 2014 03:52 PM
This summer the Bellefonte Art Museum will host a number of programs focusing on food, healthy eating, and the culinary arts. Read More

 
Summer Food Service Program USDA
Blog Post: Libraries and Museums Can Help Feed Children This Summer

April 11, 2014 12:25 PM
Two webinars describe how museums and libraries can get involved in the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Read More

 
ITC docents present interpretations of historic agriculture in Texas.
Blog Post: Pioneer Sunday at UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

March 26, 2014 12:50 PM
During a spring break program, San Antonio residents participated in family activities that stimulated exploration in home gardening, organic farming, and nutrition at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Read More

 
Elementary school children in Pittsburgh, PA record their stories about food security and nutrition as part of Hear Me. Photo courtesy of Hear Me
Blog Post: Amplifying Kids Voices at Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh

February 19, 2014 10:13 AM
Visitors to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will get to hear firsthand the importance of good nutrition and food security from local children. Read More

 
Blog Post: Staying Active at The National Museum of Play

January 30, 2014 10:35 AM
The National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY, is keeping kids active and healthy during the winter months. Read More