SN Magazine: February 2019

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School Nutrition: Partnering Against Hunger

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The February 2019 theme of SN is no small matter: we all know that a hungry child cannot learn. So, what can we do to weave a stronger hunger safety net? This month, SN shares some “recipes” to help you do more for the children you feed and serve every day in your kitchens and in your communities. One step in the right direction? Try serving up school garden harvests with this month’s Food Focus. Then, tune into our main features:

  • Do More, Feed More School nutrition professionals—YOU—could be the key to ending hunger in this country.  
  • Can We Weave a Hunger Safety Net? No Kid Hungry’s Laura Hatch, MPH, teams up with Arianne Corbett, RD, from Leading Health to promote partnerships with anti-hunger organizations.
  • Recipes to End Hunger Your school meals operation fills their bellies—maybe it's even a School Nutrition Hub—but what can you do beyond school meals to address food insecurity? SN’s Beth Roessner has the story.  
  • Giving in Kind Follow Foodservice Manager Heather Haynes interstate mission as she organizes an initiative for two homeless communities.  

Also in this issue:

Make sure to read SNA’s 2019 Position Paper , the centerpiece for this month’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC). Have you met Scott Clements? Flip to this month’s My Leadership Journey to read about his path from accounting firm to state director. If you find yourself avoiding the “F word,” take a look at this month’s To Your Credit and give “fats” another chance.

Don’t forget to vote for your leadership in this month’s election! Details can be accessed in this month’s What’s Cooking @ SNA or online at www.schoolnutrition.org/snaelection. If you want more information on the candidates for President-Elect or Vice President, make sure to read the Candidates Q&A in the January 2019 magazine.

Note: Snag a copy of this month’s magazine (and share it with your legislator) at the 47th annual LAC in Washington, D.C., February 24-26.

Coming Next Month in School Nutrition:

Ever wondered what goes on inside a dietitian’s head? Now’s your chance to find out with March’s theme, “Ask the Dietitian”! Need a break from rice and wheat? Food Focus will have you covered with a look at “Unusual Grains.” Don’t forget! This issue will have your first sneak peek at #ANC19 in St. Louis, Mo. with a special 20-page conference preview insert!

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