In 2017, Northfield Public Schools developed a wellness policy based on guidelines of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The policy includes changes that will apply or have already been applied to food served by Child Nutrition Services. It also includes food used in classrooms for rewards and celebrations and food sold by organizations for fundraisers during the school day.
Foods sold for fundraising purposes during the school day:
Click on the image to the right for a calculator to help you determine whether your beverage, snack, side or entrée item meets the new USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines.
Classroom rewards and breaks:
Birthdays and celebrations:
The district also has a Staff Wellness Program with more healthful ideas.