Gather Your Ingredients for NSLW17
Do you have the supplies you need to make “School Lunch: Recipes for Success” a memorable celebration? Read more

Reps. McGovern & Davis Introduce “Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act”
Reps. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) have introduced H.R. 3738, the Healthy Kids Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017, to provide commodity support for the School Breakfast Program. Read more

Help SNF Unlock Vital Funding
Help SNF unlock $10,000 in funding from The KIND Foundation to help school nutrition professionals increase access to school meals. Read more

FAME Awards Nominations Due October 3
The nomination deadline for the Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence (FAME) Awards is October 3, 2017. The ceremony will be held during SNA’s 2018 School Nutrition Industry Conference in New Orleans, La. Read More

Celebrate National School Lunch Week
Did you know that 30.4 million children each day are served by the National School Lunch Program? All the more reason you should join school cafeterias nationwide this fall in celebrating National School Lunch Week, October 9 to 13. Read More

ANC 2018 Destination Las Vegas
Mark your calendars for July 9-12 and check out the ANC 2018 preview video. Also, if you would like to share your own expertise, innovations and ideas with the school nutrition community, consider submitting a proposal to present. Read More

Register Now to Attend SNA’s Fall Industry Boot Camp
Industry representatives don’t want to miss this opportunity to get a comprehensive understanding and behind-the-scenes look at the foodservice industry. Read More


5 billion lunches are served annually through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
(Source: USDA)

Learn more facts in SNA’s 2017 Little Big Fact Book

SNA Important Update: Certificate Program Fees Increase Effective October 1, 2017
The SNA Board of Directors recently approved a small increase in the fees for the SNA Certificate in School Nutrition, which will go into effect on October 1, 2017. Read More

Managing Food Allergies at School
Did you know that an estimated 13 percent of school-aged children in the United States have one or more food allergies? Visit SNA's Food Allergy Resource Center to find helpful information for managing food allergies in the school setting. Read More

Share Your Story on SNA’s Action Network!
It’s important for those on the front line of school nutrition – a.k.a. you! – to share your stories. Local stories and firsthand experiences are powerful tools that can be shared with Congress and used to help influence policy. Go to SNA’s Action Network website to share a few words on stopping the block, breakfast commodities, program simplification and other school nutrition program topics! Read More

National School Lunch Week Tools
Seeking fresh ideas and materials to promote and celebrate this annual event? Turn to SNA’s NSLW page to find marketing and PR resources to use for your NSLW festivities. Items include downloadable logos, artwork, student handouts, activity sheets and more. Read More

Get the Facts: SNA’s 2017 Little Big Fact Book
Whether you want to get a new employee up to speed, help explain school nutrition issues to your district’s superintendent, support legislative initiatives in your state house or take a refresher course yourself, SNA’s Little Big Fact Book: The Essential Guide to School Nutrition offers everything you need to know about the fundamentals of school nutrition. Read More

Best of #ANC17 1 of 3: 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 4, 2017
Webinar: Best of #ANC17 - USDA Hot Topics: Flexibilities in the School Meal Programs

October 9-13, 2017
National School Lunch Week

November 8-9, 2017
Fall Industry Boot Camp

January 21-23, 2018
School Nutrition Industry Conference

Read the September 2017 Issue
Dive into the September issue of School Nutrition to learn more about the benefits and nuances of adding Snack & Suppers to your meal program, and how to start!

Bizarre Item on CMS Lunch Menu Has Parents Puzzling and Social Media Buzzing, The Charlotte Observer

Noontime Noshes: Unique Treats and Healthy Eats from a School Lunchroom Chef, Sioux City Journal

Record 73.3% of School Lunches Served in FY16 Were Free or Reduced Price,

Chocolate Milk and “Carnival Food” Off School Lunch Menu?, ABC13-Houston, Texas

Armona Schools Make Changes to Their Lunch Program, The Sentinel

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