2022 Supply Chain Report

“Staying Afloat in a Perfect Storm” details insights from a series of listening sessions with school meal program operators, K-12 industry representatives and State Agency officials. The sessions were hosted in May 2022 by the School Nutrition Association (SNA) and School Nutrition Foundation (SNF), with support from Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry.

More Resources

Use these SNA-developed resources to help you manage this difficult time and put your school nutrition team on the path to success.

2021 Supply Chain Survey Report

SNA surveyed director members in Fall 2021 to evaluate challenges with supply chain and staffing issues and assess the state of school nutrition program finances.

Article: Riding Out the Storm

Read an SN magazine article about the pressing supply chain problems and other challenge facing the school nutrition profession in SY2022-23.

USDA Resources

Learn more about how USDA is offering flexibilities to help you meet your goals in the face of a public health crisis.


Watch SNA's on-demand webinars related to supply chain challenges in school meal programs.

No Kid Hungry Resources

Get the information and tools provided by No Kid Hungry to support school nutrition programs and, ultimately, end childhood hunger.

PR Resources

Communicate effectively with families in your district about current meal policies and procurement problems.

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