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Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide

  • Who is it for?

    Anyone who is responsible for choosing food served at meetings and events.

  • How do you get it?

    This resource is distributed electronically and can be downloaded on this page.

  • How is it used?

    Provides guidelines for serving healthy options ay any food-related event and a sample policy for organizations to adopt.

Eat Smart North Carolina: Guidelines for Healthy Foods and Beverages at Meetings, Gatherings and Events (Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide) is a planning tool that provides practical guidelines for anyone who is in charge of the food served at events. Whether planning a morning business meeting, all-day statewide conference, afternoon work celebration, community supper or another type of gathering, making simple changes to the selection of foods and drinks supports attendees in making healthy choices.

Healthy Meeting Guide

The Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide provides suggestions for offering healthy options for event meals and snacks. The updated guide also provides tips for working with caterers, frequently asked questions, sample menus and a sample healthy foods policy that can be adapted and implemented by any organization or community group.

Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide
Standard version for desktop printing and screen reading.
Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide (reduced ink)
Standard version for reduced ink printing.
Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide (print version)
High resolution version for professional printing.

We can all model our commitment to good health by using of the Eat Smart Healthy Meeting Guide to make meetings and events across North Carolina reflective of our vision for increased opportunities for healthy eating in all aspects of an individual’s life.


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