For Parents

We’ve seen first-hand the successes parents have had working with their districts to create school food change. In this section, you will find tools and resources just for parents. Join the community and turn passion into action!

Is your school or community already working on food system change? Be sure to tell them about The Lunch Box: Tools For School Food Change, where they can find tangible resources for school food recipes and menus, procurement, management, marketing, and much more.



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Get Inspired

 New to the school food reform movement? This is a good place to start. Check out the list of key resources and success stories from people who have championed school food change.

Get Involved

 Do you want to help the Chef Ann Foundation and school districts nationwide change the way we feed our kids? Here are several ways to get involved:


Parent Advocacy Toolkit

The Parent Advocacy Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to creating change in your district. The Toolkit walks you through the steps to Get Educated, Get Organized, and Take Action.

Home Recipes

Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillos are like little presents or little Japanese lanterns. The green or purple fruit resides in a crisp “paper” wrapper – waiting to be unfolded and...

Tabouleh with Mint

This Lebanese salad is so tasty it needs no accompaniment. It is great eaten alone with nothing but a spoon, but if you want to...