Is JCN&M on Your Must-Read List?


Are you taking advantage of SNA’s The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management (JCN&M) to provide valuable research for your school nutrition program? This free online publication is designed to disseminate research findings and other relevant information applicable to you—in the areas of K-12 foodservice facilities, food quality and production, management, program evaluation, nutrition standards and nutrition education.

Published biannually, the Fall issue of JCN&M is now available. Highlighted articles include the following:

  • Administrative and School Nutrition Perspectives of Salad Bar Operations in Public Schools;
  • School Nutrition Employees’ Perceptions of Farm to School (FTS) Activities Differ Based on Management Type and FTS Participation Length;
  • How Nutritious Are Children’s Packed School Lunches? A Comparison of Lunches Brought From Home and School Lunches; and
  • Research Abstracts from the 2016 School Nutrition Research & Best Practices Showcase;

Bookmark the JCN&M page on your computer, and give yourself the insider advantage when it comes to accessing school nutrition-specific research you can use to make changes—or make the case for change! Visit to read the current issue and access the archives.

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