PTAs can support healthy eating by hosting family tasting nights. Family tasting nights allow an opportunity for PTAs to partner with their school nutrition services team to provide a healthy meal for families.
Families with children of all ages are encouraged to attend family tasting nights and participate in preparing the meal that everyone will eat. Families are provided a recipe card of the meal served and the ingredients so they can replicate the meal at home. Additionally, the recipe used at the tasting night is then incorporated into the school nutrition menu.
Read this quick Tasting Night overview, see the Frequently Asked Questions and then check out the toolkit below for resources on everything from promoting the event to getting donations to organizing the voting process.