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Category: School Food

You need be prepared for most anything and everything this fall. Meals could be served in the cafeteria on a limited basis or delivered to classrooms. Some schools will continue…
We're expanding our NSLP menus and including more cold menu weeks that are perfect for grab-and-go and in-class service. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/10-new-nslp-menu-weeks-out-fall/


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Tags : NSLP, COVID-19


Category: School Food

July 1, when the application period for free and reduced-price school lunches opens, is an important date for schools. Your school’s percentage of free and reduced students can…
Your school’s percentage of free and reduced students can impact your eligibility for state and federal programs as well as grant opportunities. Get applications out starting July 1. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-reduced-application-window-opens-july-1/


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Category: School Food

Free menus meet USDA meal pattern guidelines for Summer Food Service Program and National School Lunch Program's Seamless Summer Option We’ve already had hundreds of school…
We're pleased to extend a free COVID-19 Emergency Menu to districts offering meals through the Seamless Summer Option (SSO). https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-covid-menus-schools/


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Category: School Food

Our Sloppy Joe Mac, featured on menu week 20, takes a fresh twist on a student favorite by swapping out the bun with macaroni. Clever, huh? Servings: 100 Serving size: 1 #10…
Sloppy Joe Mac, featured on NutriStudents K-12 menu week 20, takes a fresh twist on a student favorite by swapping out the WG component. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/make-sloppy-joe-mac/


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Tags : NSLP, recipe


Category: School Food

According to the School Nutrition Association, "National School Lunch Week (NSLW) was created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. It’s a week-long national observance of events…
Turn up the volume around school lunch during National School Lunch Week (October 14-18) (#NSLW19)! https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/whats-your-nslw19-playlist/


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Category: USDA compliance

The USDA has announced flexibility in the child nutrition guidelines related to milk, sodium and whole grains for the 2018-2019 school year. [UPDATE: The USDA made the…
USDA has made exceptions to child nutrition guidelines for the 2018-19 school year to help NSLP and SBP operators. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/guideline-flexibility-2018-2019/


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Category: Promotional Tools

October is Farm-to-School Month in the United States. It's a month when schools enjoy the bounty from their school gardens or farm-fresh produce from nearby producers and…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/farm-school-month-builds-local-ties-school-meals/


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Category: School Food

October 15-19, 2018   An annual affair, National School Lunch Week (#NSLW18) is a great opportunity to brag about the quality and benefits of your foodservice program to…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/spice-your-cafeteria-during-nslw/


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Category: Grant Opportunity

Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, June 13, 2018   Encouraging healthy eating and physical activity among students is a high priority at every school participating in federal child…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/apply-today-fuel-play-60-grants1/


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Category: School Food

Nancy Close, co-founder, executive chef and CEO of NutriStudents K-12, was honored to collaborate with two school nutrition professionals from Twin Cities school districts, and…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/close-joins-peers-recipe-collaboration1/


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Category: USDA compliance

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act provides an additional 6-cents per-lunch reimbursement to school districts certified to be in compliance with the Act's meal pattern requirements…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/claiming-your-additional-6-cent-reimbursement1/


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AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today a new partnership with NutriStudents K-12 developed to help schools maintain internal control of their foodservice…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/nutristudents-k-12-and-aasa-strike-partnership/


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