March is National Nutrition Month! 

To celebrate we are hosting our
1st Nutrition Matters online fundraising event!


Help us build a book of healthy, local recipes while also
helping us raise $2,000 to support our hungry students!
  1. Submit your recipe by March 24! (submit by using the form below or mailing your recipe to ATTN:Nutrition Matters, P.O. Box 2085, Petoskey, Michigan 49770)
  2. Vote for your favorite recipe March 28 – April 1!
  3. Winner announced Tuesday, April 5 and will receive a $150 Fustini’s gift card!

Tips for submitting your healthy recipe

  • Select a recipe of yours that includes healthy ingredients for growing teens and youth, such as; whole grains, fruits, vegetables, no-fat or low-fat milk products, beans, eggs, fish, nuts, and lean meats.
  • Your recipe should include step-by-step instructions and include ingredient measurements.
  • Include a photo if you can

Entrants will be notified via email after the top 10 are selected.

Voting will take place March 28 – April 1, 2022. All submissions will be added into a recipe book made available digitally after the event.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @northmendens to participate!