As a national community partner of,  we were told about this video contest on making fruits and veggies half your plate. We thought this would be so easy for our guests to create and win. It’s a win-win for eating healthy PLUS you could win some cash! Maybe you could film in a Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes restaurant!

Submit your best “Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables” video and you could win! Cash awards for the most inspiring MyPlate tips and ideas.

Create a short video (approximately 30 seconds) showing how you build a healthy plate with fruits
and veggies on a budget. What does YOUR MyPlate look like? Share your most inspiring tips, tricks,
and how-tos. Get creative with your video! It can be a song, a skit, or a how-to in action, as long as it
includes the message “Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.”

Videos may be submitted in the following categories:
• Tips for kids
• Tips when eating at home
• Tips when eating away from home
The goal of the challenge is to encourage healthy eating habits, raise awareness around USDA’s
MyPlate, and promote the message, “Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.”

FIRST PRIZE: $1,500 each
SECOND PRIZE: $1,000 each

Learn more & register to enter at

NO VEMBER 15, 20 11
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