Featured publications from projects conducted and evaluated by Montana Team Nutrition. 

Behavioral Economics and Choice Architecture 

  • Bark, K., Byker Shanks, C., & Stenberg, M. (2015). Innovative Strategies for Creating Smarter Lunchrooms in Montana High Schools. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47(4), S113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2015.04.316
  • Stenberg, M., Byker Shanks, C., & Bark, K. (2019). FP12 Montana Students Select More Vegetables and Fruits at School Lunch Using Smarter Lunchrooms Strategies. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 51(7), S29–S30. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JNEB.2019.05.373

Food Waste 

  • Byker Shanks, C., Bark, K., Stenberg, M., Gamble, J., & Parks, C. (2020). Milk Consumption and Waste Across 5 Montana High School Lunch Programs. Journal of School Health, 90(9), 718–723. https://doi.org/10.1111/JOSH.12932

Harvest of the Month and Farm to School 

  • Bark, K., Byker Shanks, C., Burger, C., Rida, Z., Dev, D., & Hansen, A. B. (2017). Results from the Montana Harvest of the Month Pilot and Future for Statewide Program Launch. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 49(7), S125. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JNEB.2017.05.072

Recess Before Lunch 

Meal Quality and Montana Cook Fresh 

School Wellness Policy 

  • Bark, K., & Stenberg, M. (2016). Outcomes From a Montana School Wellness in Action Mini-Grant Program and Implications for Sustaining Long-Term Policy Support. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(7), S135–S136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2016.04.298