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Need New Kitchen Equipment? Grants Are Available

If your kitchen equipment is tired, old, or on the fritz, check out these grant opportunities.

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Supply Chain Help is Here!

We’ve made 5 days of easily adaptable menus and support resources available for free to help navigate supply chain disruptions.

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Celebrate Farm to School Month!

October is Farm to School Month! Offering locally grown foods not only supports your community, but it can also help alleviate potential supply chain issues.

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Five Ways for School Foodservice Professionals to Fight Pandemic Fatigue

Pandemic fatigue and burn out are real, especially for school nutrition professionals. Here’s a few ideas to keep things positive.

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Go WILD for School Lunch with #NSLW21

Prepare to go wild and celebrate National School Lunch Week with wildly creative ideas from SNA to draw students and parents into the power of school lunch.

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USDA Issues Waiver to Address Supply Chain Disruption

A new USDA waiver prevents school meal programs from being financially penalized if supply chain shortages prevent them from meeting certain regulatory requirements for school meals.

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Study: Pandemic Increased Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is up during the pandemic. How do school meals factor in on these rates?

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Printable Signage to Support Back-to-School Efforts

Boost student participation in school meals with free downloadable signage just in time for school year 2021-22.

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Experiencing Supply Chain Challenges? We’re Here to Help!

School nutrition programs nationwide are feeling the crunch of COVID-related supply chain issues. Utilizing USDA Commodities can help alleviate some of the stress.

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Meatless Menu Options Now Available

Eighteen vegetarian and two pescatarian recipes are now available on the NutriStudents K-12 client portal.

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SNA Survey Reflects Worry for Coming School Year

Nationwide survey of school foodservice directors anticipates continued challenges from the pandemic.

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Use COVID-19 Relief $$ to Save!

Use your COVID-19 relief funding now to lock into NutriStudents K-12 at a discount for years to come!

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And the winners are…

Announcing two new winners for free, one-year subscriptions to NutriStudents K-12 from SNA conferences in Iowa and Wisconsin!

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Time to Eat: Making Time for School Lunch

New research suggests school-age children eat more fruits and vegetables when given more time during lunch periods to eat.

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Seminole County Schools Wins!

The winner of our recent drawing for a free one-year subscription to NutriStudents K-12 is Seminole County Public Schools

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CACFP Menus Total 45 Weeks

We recently added 15 new age-appropriate, USDA-compliant menu weeks for preK and adult CACFP providers.

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Adena Local Schools

The winner of our May giveaway for a free one-year subscription to NutriStudents K-12 is the Adena Local School District in Frankfort, Ohio.

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Don't be a stranger!

To be sure to get the news you need, please provide us with your summer contact information. When you do, you will automatically be entered to win one year free.

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The NSLP is 75!

In honor of the National School Lunch Program’s 75th anniversary on June 4, we explore its past.

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Bringing You SN’s Tech on Deck

In recent School Nutrition Magazine editorial supplement: “Tech on Deck,” sponsored by NutriStudents K-12*, clients give us high praise.

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Our Team Continues to Grow

Our professional team continues to expand with the hiring of Linnea Redinger, our first director of marketing.

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Risk-Free Pricing for COVID Recovery

To help districts recover from COVID, we’re offering an affordable month-by-month subscription with a money-back guarantee.

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Plan for 21-22 Now!

Planning 21/22 school lunch menus is simple with NutriStudents K-12. Do it today to save time and stress at the beginning of the year.

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Upsala Director is Foodservice Hero

Alice Westrich, head cook and co-food director at the Upsala school district in Minnesota, has been chosen a NutriStudents K-12 Foodservice Hero!

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CDC Offers Food Allergies Toolkit

Food allergies are on the rise. CDC resources and the NutriStudents K-12 allergen-free menu can help.

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NutriStudents K-12 Qualifies for CARES/Stimulus Funds

Tap into stimulus/CARES Act funding to subscribe to NutriStudents K-12 today and realize ROI this year and next.

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Celebrating You on #SLHD

Friday, May 7 is School Lunch Hero Day. Nominate a team member who is a hero among heroes for recognition from NutriStudents K-12.

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Start here to plan summer meals

Here are tips, tools and resources to help you offer summer meals during this time of heightened hunger needs in your community.

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ServSafe Certified & Re-certified!

Foodservice staffs from several southern Minnesota districts recently attended ServSafe training classes led by Shelly Miller of NutriStudents K-12.

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Are Universal Meals the Future?

Hunger advocacy organizations, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) and others lobby for free school meals for all kids.

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5 New Menu Weeks Shuffle the Deck

We’ve added 5 new menu weeks comprised of student favorites and a few new entrees upon special request.

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Use 20/21 budget for long-term benefits

Have a budget surplus this year? Subscribe to NutriStudents K-12 now to be able to do more with less in 2021/22. Tap into our library of student-approved, USDA-compliant menu weeks; time-saving tools; and stand-by professional support.

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Take the Guesswork Out of Commodities

Do you dread commodities’ season? Do you pull your hair out guessing how much of which commodities you’ll use next year? STOP. There is an easier way.

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First year FSDs gain peace of mind

When replacing retiring or departing foodservice directors, many districts have helped new FSDs succeed by subscribing to NutriStudents K-12. The plug-and-play, comprehensive system provides professional support and a safety net ensuring compliance, efficiency and budget integrity.

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Maintain Your ServSafe Certification

Director of Client Relations Shelly Miller helps foodservice pros achieve and maintain their ServSafe and Food Safety Manager certifications. Refresher class: March 26 in St. Clair, MN.

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CACFP Week raises awareness of critical meal program

CACFP Week, March 15-20, 2021, is a time to raise awareness for the CACFP and its role in combating hunger, educate kids and parents about the program, and teach kids about healthy eating.

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