The School Nutrition Association just finished another successful National School Breakfast Week. This year’s theme, “School Breakfast – Go for Gold” helped students understand importance of eating a healthy, balanced, and nutritious school breakfast each day. The campaign was created by SNA with the generous support of General Mills Foodservice.
Jeff Davis County, GA celebrated NSBW with “Buzzy” the mascot introducing a new menu item to students - the “Jacket Scrambler”.
Please click on the links below for several great stories about the week:
KPHO (CBS), Chandler Unified School District, AZ
KSBI (IND), Shawnee Public Schools, OK
Fowlerville Community Schools, MI
Rockwood School District, MO
B. Bernice Young School, NJ
Sky Oaks Elementary School, Burnsville MN, kicked off NSBW with the MN Twins Mascot, TC Bear!
Send in Your “School Breakfast - Go for Gold” Photos!
Please pass along the details of your NSBW event to the School Nutrition Association! SNA would appreciate a brief report of your activities and photos. Please send your NSBW to email@example.com or:
NSBW Wrap-Up School Nutrition Association120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300 National Harbor, MD 20745
Your efforts might be featured in the pages of the next NSBW review! Thank you for your continued hard work, creative efforts and overall dedication especially during National School Breakfast Week 2012!
At Manchester-Essex Regional Middle High School, members of the student "Green Team" plant and harvest vegetables in the school garden. Cafeteria employees use this fresh produce in the salad bar and in many of the made-from-scratch recipes served for lunch, like pesto pasta prepared with garden kale instead of basil.
Now that students are involved in raising these healthy choices, they are more willing to select them in the cafeteria.
Read the complete story AND the many great comments about the "Green Team" at http://www.traytalk.org/success_story/%e2%80%9cgreen-team%e2%80%9d-helps-bring-fresh-choices-to-massachusetts-cafeteria/
Tray Talk is not Mealtalk!Do you know that Tray Talk and Mealtalk are different programs? Mealtalk is USDA's listserv and Tray Talk (www.traytalk.org) is SNA's website for parents to help them understand the facts about school meals and learn about school nutrition success stories from around the country.
March 13, 2012 – SNA and CEO Frank DiPasquale are featured in the recent February issue of Food & Drink Digital and Business Review USA, two leading digital media sources that reach a wide audience of executives and high-level professionals in the food industry. The article highlights the ongoing efforts of the Association, school nutrition professionals and industry partners in advancing the availability, quality and acceptance of school meal programs as an integral part of education.
Food & Drink Digital and Business Review USA are part of WDM Group, a diverse portfolio of nineteen industry-specific brands. Leaders in the food and drink industry look to Food & Drink Digital for the latest news on food production and technology, franchises and chains, food retail, hotels and restaurants, and more; top-level executives rely on Business Review USA to stay up-to-date with the most fundamental operational issues in demanding and ever more competitive global business sectors.
To read the full feature, visit the Food & Drink Digital and Business Review USA sites.
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