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March is National Nutrition Month. Here at Edutopia, we've compiled some very useful resources on nutrition, you may want to check out: Articles: :: School-Lunch Staff Bring Nutrition to the Table :: Making Nutrition a Part of School :: Supersized: Schools Need to Slim Down :: Educational Institutions Step into the Ring to Fight for Fitness :: Middle School Students Grow Their Own Lunch :: School Lunches Go Back to the Land :: Hunger Pangs: The Empty-Stomach Problem Videos: :: A Healthy School Lunch- A middle school in Berkeley, California, serves up nutritious grub kids love. :: The Edible Schoolyard Yields Seed-to-Table Learning - This campus gardening project has done more than teach students about the fundamentals of organic gardening. :: Fertile Soil for Lessons on Food and Farming - Great Kids Farm, a commercial operation run by the Baltimore City Public Schools, helps urban children learn about local agriculture and healthy eating.(Slideshow) Group Discussions/Blogs: :: A Federal Effort to Push Junk Food Out of Schools (New York Times) :: Blog: How Does Your School Garden Grow? Poll: :: Will banning the sale of soft drinks at schools significantly decrease childhood obesity and related health problems?