Join Today’s Webinar: “Host a Legislator Site Visit”
Don’t miss out on today’s Webinar Wednesdays event, the first webinar of the school year. Join a panel of experienced school nutrition advocates and get the scoop on how to plan and execute a successful cafeteria site visit. Read More

USDA Responds Quickly in States Hit by Hurricane, Flooding
The agency takes several actions to provide emergency food and nutrition assistance. Read more

SNA-SNF Responds to Hurricane Devastation
Members urged to support disaster relief organizations with boots on the ground. Read more

Share Your Feedback
SNA wants to know how you would like to see regulations and paperwork in school nutrition programs streamlined. Your suggestions will be part of a consolidated document making recommendations to USDA on regulatory reform. Read More

Cafeteria Site Visits
Thinking of organizing a Cafeteria Site Visit for your Congressional Representatives and Senators? SNA provides resources to help! Check out our Cafeteria Visit 101 to get you started. Read More

SNA Committed to Nutrition
Check out this new video educating legislators on the importance of supporting school meal programs for students. View Video

The goals of SNA’s Political Action Committee (PAC) are to educate members of Congress about child nutrition programs and to thank the members who continue to support the programs year after year. Your donations to the PAC are vital in ensuring our voices are heard on Capitol Hill. Text PAC to 243725 to donate now! Read More


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) operates in more than 99,000 schools and residential childcare institutions.
(Source: USDA)

Learn more about National School Lunch Week 2017

Increase Lunch Participation; Promote NSLW!
The National School Lunch Week kick-off on October 9 is fast approaching! Celebrate with this year's theme of “School Lunch: Recipes for Success.” Read More

Don’t Miss the ANC 2018 Call for Proposals (and Posters)!
Don’t miss the opportunity to share your school nutrition expertise! Proposals for all ANC education presentations and SN Showcase posters must be submitted online by September 29, 2017. Read More

SNA Membership Matters: 2017-18 Annual Membership Campaign!
Because membership matters to the school nutrition profession, help SNA recruit new members. Your reward could be the chance to win a registration to ANC 2019! Recruit five or more new members between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018 and you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win 1 of 5 VIP registrations to SNA’s 2019 Annual National Conference (ANC) in St. Louis, Mo. Read More

SNA State Support Center
Resources for SNA state associations are at your fingertips! Visit the SNA website to access the online State Support Center. The Center has resources to help state associations create engaging newsletters, run professional annual conferences, hold effective Board meetings, and more. Read More

Call for 2018 SNA Election Nominations
The 2018 SNA election nominations process is open! Consider the leadership talent you see and work with in your state, your region or at the national level. Read More

STEPS Challenge
Get a spring in your step this September when SNA’s annual STEPS Challenge returns for its 6th year! Each month, SNA challenges you to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle with themed monthly challenges, such as eating more fruits, managing stress or spreading kindness. Learn More

Brighten Up Your Social Media
A new batch of "fun puns" are available for download, just in time for #NSLW17! Or, better yet, download all of the more than 100+ bright and colorful images to share on social media throughout the year! Read More

Top 10 Ways to Involve Students in Your School Nutrition Program
Refresh your efforts to engage students and increase participation with SNA’s latest resources designed to help you open the lines of communication with students and help you market your program. Read More

September 6: Host a Legislator Site Visit

September 20, 2017
Webinar: Best of #ANC17: Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities

September 27, 2017
Webinar: Seafood: It's Time to Catch On!

September 29, 2017

ANC 2018 Call for Proposals Deadline
SNA 2018 Election Call for Nominations Deadline

October 9-13, 2017
National School Lunch Week

November 8-9, 2017
Fall Industry Boot Camp

January 21-23, 2018
School Nutrition Industry Conference

2017 Editorial Calendar
Would you like a preview of the articles you can expect to find in SN in the coming months? View the Editorial Calendar.

Produce for Kids, Meijer Celebrate Family Meals Month, The Packer

Will the Trump Era Transform the School Lunch?, The New York Times

What Does Hunger Look Like in Your School District?, WUSA9; Washington, D.C.

Denver Public Schools Students Now Get a Full Lunch, Including When They Can’t Afford It, Colorado Public Radio

Regional Effort Aims to Change Perception of School Lunches,

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