Welcome to the Common Threads Resource Site!

Brand new to Common Threads? Our teacher trainings and educational resources will help you plan and implement an interactive nutrition education program with your students. Whether you're a beginner or an expert in nutrition education, you'll find valuable tips and tricks to take your student's learning and cooking to the next level.

Don't have funds? Small Bites Grants are available for eligible schools and organizations where at least 80% of students are eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch. Grant awards include the Small Bites Healthy Training, Digital Curriculum Access, and a Grocery StipendClick here to submit an interest form.

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Training Course 1: Introduction
Training Course 1: Introduction
Learn about Common Threads and the Small Bites nutrition education program
$25
Training Course 2: Nutrition Education
Training Course 2: Nutrition Education
Take a deep dive into the Small Bites basic 8 nutrition education lesson themes
$25
Training Course 3: Implementation
Training Course 3: Implementation
Learn how to successfully implement Small Bites on your campus
$25
Small Bites Premium Training Course 4: Implementation
Small Bites Premium Training Course 4: Implementation
Learn how to successfully implement Small Bites Premium on your campus
$25
Small Bites Premium Training Course 3: STEAM & ELA
Small Bites Premium Training Course 3: STEAM & ELA
Review the How Food Grows (In-Classroom Gardening), Food Science Experiments, and ELA Project lesson plan themes.
$25
Small Bites Premium Training Course 2: Nutrition
Small Bites Premium Training Course 2: Nutrition
Take a deep dive into the Small Bites Premium basic 8 nutrition education lesson themes
$25
Small Bites Premium Training Course 1: Introduction
Small Bites Premium Training Course 1: Introduction
Learn about Common Threads and the Small Bites nutrition education program
$25
Garden Bites Training for CT: Implementation Logistics
Garden Bites Training for CT: Implementation Logistics
Learn how to successfully implement Garden Bites on your campus
$25
Garden Bites Training for CT: Core Concepts
Garden Bites Training for CT: Core Concepts
Review basic nutrition and gardening education knowledge and skills
$25
Garden Bites Training for CT: Welcome!
Garden Bites Training for CT: Welcome!
Learn about Common Threads and Big Green's Garden Bites Program
$25
Garden Bites Training for CT: Program Overview & Structures
Garden Bites Training for CT: Program Overview & Structures
Learn about different components and resources needed to teach Garden Bites.
$25
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 3: Program Overview & Structures
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 3: Program Overview & Structures
Learn about different components and resources needed to teach Garden Bites.
$25
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 4: Implementation Logistics
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 4: Implementation Logistics
Learn how to successfully implement Garden Bites on your campus
$25
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 2: Core Concepts
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 2: Core Concepts
Review basic nutrition and gardening education knowledge and skills
$25
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 1: Welcome!
Garden Bites Training for Grantees Course 1: Welcome!
Learn about Common Threads and Big Green's Garden Bites Program
$25
Garden Bites Training Course 3: Program Overview & Structures
Garden Bites Training Course 3: Program Overview & Structures
Learn about different components and resources needed to teach Garden Bites.
$25
Garden Bites Training Course 1: Welcome!
Garden Bites Training Course 1: Welcome!
Learn about Common Threads and Big Green's Garden Bites Program
$25
Garden Bites Training Course 2: Core Concepts
Garden Bites Training Course 2: Core Concepts
Review basic nutrition and gardening education knowledge and skills
$25
Garden Bites Premium Training Course 3: Program Overview & Structures
Garden Bites Premium Training Course 3: Program Overview & Structures
Learn about different components and resources needed to teach Garden Bites.
FREE
Garden Bites Premium Training Course 2: Core Concepts
Garden Bites Premium Training Course 2: Core Concepts
Review basic nutrition and gardening education knowledge and skills
FREE
Garden Bites Premium Training Course 1: Welcome!
Garden Bites Premium Training Course 1: Welcome!
Learn about Common Threads and Big Green's Garden Bites Program
FREE
Training: Small Bites Healthy Teacher Training
Training: Small Bites Healthy Teacher Training
This training will empower you to become a healthy role model and equip you to facilitate the Small Bites program. The Small Bites Healthy Teacher Training is available in a 3 course bundle for $75, or you can purchase individual courses for $25 each by clicking on the course tiles below.
$75
3 Courses
Training: Small Bites Premium
Training: Small Bites Premium
Students will learn about nutrition, STEAM & ELA concepts related to their food! Small Bites Premium is available in a 4 course bundle for $100, or you can purchase individual courses for $25 each by clicking on the course tiles below.
$100
4 Courses
Training: Small Bites Refresher Training
Training: Small Bites Refresher Training
We are glad to have you teaching Small Bites again this year! Take this course to learn about the updates and changes made to the curriculum!
$25
2019 Webinars & Live Training Schedule
2019 Webinars & Live Training Schedule
Preview Common Threads webinar and live training schedule for Fall 2019
$75
Common Threads: Garden Bites Training
Common Threads: Garden Bites Training
This collaborative training between Big Green and Common Threads prepares teachers to bring nutrition education to the school garden and into the classroom.
$100
4 Courses
Big Green: Garden Bites Training for Grantees
Big Green: Garden Bites Training for Grantees
This collaborative training between Big Green and Common Threads prepares teachers to bring nutrition education to the school garden and into the classroom.
$100
4 Courses
Big Green: Garden Bites Training
Big Green: Garden Bites Training
Big Green: Garden Bites Training
$100
3 Courses
Big Green: Garden Bites Premium Training
Big Green: Garden Bites Premium Training
$125
3 Courses
Materials: Cooking for Life Handbook
Materials: Cooking for Life Handbook
Download a free copy of our interactive Cooking for Life handbook!
FREE
Materials: Fruit & Vegetable Memory Game
Materials: Fruit & Vegetable Memory Game
Purchase today and you will receive a downloaded set of the Fruit and Vegetable Memory card game! Instructions and worksheets included!
$10
Materials: Protein Power Game
Materials: Protein Power Game
Purchase today and you will receive a downloaded set of the Protein Power card game! Instructions and worksheets included!
$10
Materials: Let Food Be Thy Medicine Game
Materials: Let Food Be Thy Medicine Game
Purchase today and you will receive a downloaded set of the Let Food Be Thy Medicine card game! Instructions and worksheets included!
$10
Materials: Small Bites Poster Discussion Guide
Materials: Small Bites Poster Discussion Guide
Purchase today and you will receive a downloadable set of the Small Bites Posters & Discussion Guide
$25