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Category: School Food

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has reshaped child nutrition programs for the foreseeable future. Since March 2020, foodservice directors have had to adapt nearly every aspect of their…
Several trends have emerged from the COVID-19 era that will shape school nutrition programs in 2021 and beyond. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/7-school-nutrition-trends-2021/


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Category: School Food

COVID-19 Emergency Menus COVID-19 Foodservice Guide 3 Free Menu Days Cafeteria Connection Subscription Grocery menus have been called the "secret sauce" to COVID-19 meal…
Grocery menus meet USDA guidelines for the SFSP and simplify distance-learning school meals. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/grocery-menus-simplify-sfsp-service/


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Category: School Food

  Byers Public School District Case Study Now available: 40-Week Rotation COVID-19 Foodservice Guide FAQs Do your lunch menus, whether for in-school service or…
We've made available 3 free menu days for NSLP/SSO and SFSP to help mix up your menus. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/3-free-menu-days-nslpsso-sfsp/


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Tags : Menus, NSLP, SFSP, COVID-19, SSO


Category: School Food

COVID-19 Emergency Menus COVID-19 Foodservice Guide Cafeteria Connection Subscription General Mills "Support School Meals" Resources No Kid Hungry School Meal Toolkit    …
Our latest issue of Cafeteria Connection helps parents understand free school meals are for all families and help both your school and busy parents. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/convincing-parents-take-school-meals/


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Category: USDA compliance

The headlines tell the story: hunger and food insecurity are on the rise because of the coronavirus. According to hunger-relief organization Feeding America, more than 50 million…
Meet students’ nutritional needs and boost your bottom line with holiday meals. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/fill-holiday-meal-gap/


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Category: USDA compliance

NutriStudents K-12 clients testify to many benefits of our easy-to-use system, perhaps none more so than our Administrative Review support. Repeatedly, we hear how…
If you’re due for your USDA Administrative Review this year, take advantage of our support to ensure it's a success. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/dont-go-thru-your-review-alone/


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You have probably heard the good news – the USDA has extended several waivers for school meal programs through December 31, 2020. This means schools can use summer meal guidelines…
With the USDA’s extension of several waivers, schools can continue using summer meal guidelines to feed students this fall. Tap into our free menus. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-resources-fall/


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Tags : NSLP, SFSP, COVID-19, SSO


Category: Summer Meals

Since COVID-19 began closing schools across the country, school nutrition professionals have garnered a well-deserved and long overdue moment in the spotlight. Yolanda Fisher,…
In honor of School Lunch Hero Day, Friday, May 1, we say THANK YOU to our school nutrition heroes serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response to help kids in need. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/celebrating-you-frontlineheroes-slhd/


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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

The response to our free COVID-19 Emergency Menu (see introductory blog post) has been amazing. Schools across the country have taken advantage of our offer during this time of…
Thanks to a partnership with America’s dairy farm families, we’ve added another week of cold lunch meals to our FREE COVID-19 menu. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/free-covid-19-menu-adds-week/


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Category: Summer Meals

Summer will be here soon. With the sunshine and warm temperatures, also comes greater food insecurity for thousands of at-risk children in low-income households today. Without…
Summer will be here soon. Help minimize hunger for low-income kids by participating in the Summer Food Service Program or the Seamless Summer Option. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/plan-now-offer-summer-meals/


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Category: SFSP

Believe it or not, summer will soon be here. While it means months of fun and frolicking in the sun for some kids, others may worry about a lack of regular meals when school's…
Your school, summer camps and out-of-school enrichment programs can provide sound nutrition to kids in need this summer through the Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program. https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/its-not-too-early-plan-summer/


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Category: SFSP

Summer should be a time of fun and frolicking for kids. But for some, the time away from school is overshadowed by hunger because they don't have ready access to breakfast and…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/plan-now-participate-sfsp/


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Category: CACFP

Did you know that this week, March 11-17, 2018, has been declared National CACFP Week? It's a week when the CACFP Sponsors Association and USDA celebrate the work of schools,…
https://nutristudentsk-12.com/news/fresh-bites-blog/its-national-cacfp-week/


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