nutrition

A young woman holds a lunch tray full of healthy fruits and vegetables.

Promote Healthy Eating Among Homeless Youth with This Practical Toolkit
The Sacramento Hunger Coalition has ideas for homeless service providers and beyond.

A box full of healthy produce.

6 Ways to Help Youth and Families Eat Nourishing, Low-Cost Meals
We recognize National Nutrition Month with a list of food-related resources.

School lunch tray with a sandwich, an apple and a bottle of milk.

New Guidance on When Eligible Students Can Begin Receiving Free School Meals
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new guidance on the effective date of free school meal or milk benefits for students, including homeless children and teens.

A garden full of tomatoes ripening.

Q&A: Community Gardening Helps a Portland, Oregon, Neighborhood—and its Families—Grow
Learn how Janus Youth Programs partnered with neighborhood leaders to create a community garden that provides more than fresh produce.

A young man looks at bicycles.

Five Ways to Improve Youth Health
NCFY presents five ways to help young people eat well and exercise.

SNAP logo.

Homeless Youth Under 18 Can Apply for Food Assistance, and Other Clarifications of SNAP Regulations
New policy guidance released by the United States Department of Agriculture aims to ensure that eligible homeless youth can get food through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.

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