The Integrated Nutrition Education Program provides students in 1st through 5th grades with 26 1-hour lessons involving food preparation and/or tasting, with these goals
- 1) Increased intake of fruits and vegetables,
- 2) Increased ability to prepare food;
- 3) Increased knowledge about an overall healthy diet.
Eligible schools are public schools that have at least 50% free/reduced school lunch participation rates. This program is funded by the USDA Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program and is available in targeted low-income schools in the following counties: Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Boulder, Weld, Larimer, El Paso, Pueblo, Mesa, Las Animas, and counties within the San Luis Valley.