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Cover of SN Plus "Stand and Deliver"
SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Plus: “Stand” and Deliver

May 30, 2024

School produce stands and farmers markets are great ways to expose children to healthy, fresh foods and expand their understanding…


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Advocacy & Policy, SNA News

New SNA Resource on Final Nutrition Standards

May 28, 2024

New resource alert! SNA has launched a specially designed resource page dedicated to walking you through the significant changes made…


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Holidays & Celebrations, SNA News

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with SNA Resources

May 22, 2024

May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM)! Established by a Presidential Proclamation in 2006, and renewed every year since, JAHM provides…


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Advocacy & Policy, SNA News

FNS Announces $26 Million of Investments in School Meal Programs

May 21, 2024

Last week, USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced $26 million in new grants to support schools’ efforts to serve…


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Strategic Plan

SNA Board of Directors Renews Commitment to Strategic Plan

May 21, 2024

At the January 4, 2024 meeting, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) Board of Directors reaffirmed their commitment to the Strategic Plan through 2025. Over the past three years, significant progress has been made in implementing this plan, positioning the organization for continued success. 


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School Nutrition Foundation, SNA News

Be One in a Melon…Win $10,000 and Support the SNF!

May 15, 2024

Snag your slice of summer sweetness and support the School Nutrition Foundation with our “One in a Melon” Golden Ticket…


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Holidays & Celebrations, SNA News

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month with SNA

May 15, 2024

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! This month let’s take time to support ourselves and others through self-care, understanding and kindness.…


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Awards, Industry, Press Release, SNA News

SNA Recognizes 2024 National Industry Member of the Year 

May 15, 2024

SNA has named Tom Ferris, Senior Vice President of Sales for E S Foods, as the national Industry Member of the Year.


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Cover of SN Magazine's May/June 2024 issue over a background of fruits and vegetables
SNA News, SNA Publications

SN Magazine: May/June 2024 – Inclusive Eats: Embracing Special Diets in the Cafeteria

May 10, 2024

This student is a vegetarian, that student is lactose intolerant, this student has a peanut allergy, that student keeps kosher—does…


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Representative McGovern Urges Leadership to Fund School Meal Programs

May 8, 2024

Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) and eleven other members of Congress sent a Dear Colleague letter regarding school nutrition staffing to…


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Holidays & Celebrations, Menu Planning, SNA News

Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month with SNA!

May 8, 2024

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage (AANHPI) Month! This month SNA recognizes and celebrates the achievements…


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SNA Certificate & Credentialing, SNA News

Unlock Your Potential with SNA’s On Demand SNS Exam Prep Course! 

May 6, 2024

We’re excited to introduce SNA’s new On Demand Prep Course for the School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Exam, available now in…


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