Governor Hickenlooper Visits Alamosa Summer Lunch at Boys and Girls Club

On June 9th, Governor Hickenlooper visited a summer food site in Alamosa as part of Summer Food week. The Governor was joined by Darlene Barnes, Regional Administrator of USDA-FNS Mountain Plains; Frank Martinez, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of the San Luis Valley; Robert Alejo, Superintendent of Alamosa Schools; Kathy Roger, Mayor […]

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Breakfast Celebration in Brush

Breakfast Challenge Celebration at Beaver Valley Elementary

This picture was taken with Miles the Bronco Mascot, students, and Principal Krall of Beaver Valley Elementary School in Brush. We had a fabulous time visiting this all school event in which we celebrated the the school had one the third prize in the Colorado School Breakfast Challenge (Phase 1). Bug thanks to Western Dairy […]

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Family-Style Breakfast in the Classroom in Brighton

A few weeks ago, Dave Rose, Breakfast Expansion Consultant, and I visited the breakfast in the classroom program at North Elementary. In most of the classrooms, children ate at their desks while engaging in learning activities like math problems and reading. In this class, the children had a “morning meeting” while eating their breakfast. The […]

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Homemade Breakfast Burrito and Blood Oranges: Breakfast in the Classroom in Alamosa

I can’t wait to get back to Alamosa! The last time we visited for our Community Conversation about Child Hunger, we visited a breakfast in the classroom program at an elementary school. I was so impressed. The food was nutritious, fresh, and delicious. The food service staff had the program down to a science: they […]

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Summer Lunch at Denver Public Schools

Summer 2011 Kicks Off With Radio Disney

Yesterday we attended a terrific summer food kick-off event, sponsored by Western Dairy Association and Denver Public Schools. Not only did the kids did the kids have a free lunch, they also had entertainment from Radio Disney, including dances and games that included nutrition and physical education themes. After the event, DPS treated Hunger Free […]

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