Eat Better, Eat Together Month

October: Eat Better, Eat Together (PDF | 340.36 KB)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication introduces October as Eat Better, Eat Together Month with an emphasis on family meals. It provides tips for organizing, preparing, and involving kids in serving family meals.

Have fun. Eat Together!

Washington State University. Nutrition Education Network of Washington.

This site from Washington State University provides information on Eat Better, Eat Together month. Provided is a toolkit with plenty of resource that encourages eating together.

Eat Together, Eat Better Leader's Guide

This leader’s guide from Washington State University, provides group lessons, activities, material to help promote family meal time, provides recommendations for eating together and more.

Eat Right


The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides plenty of resources for helping your family eat better. Sources include dietary guidelines, tips for healthy cooking, information on calories, and portion control.

Family Meals

The Nemours Foundation.

Family meals are making a comeback. Shared family meals are more likely to be nutritious, and kids who eat regularly with their families are less likely to snack on unhealthy foods and more likely to eat fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.