“Action for Healthy Kids” is Offering School Breakfast Grants

Eligible schools may apply to pilot or expand their School Breakfast Programs, including alternative breakfast, or pilot universal school breakfast. Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 are available. Applications accepted through May 1, 2015.

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USDA Releases New Professional Standards

USDA released Professional Standards for school foodservice directors, managers, school nutrition staff and state agency directors which go into effect on July 1, 2015.

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NJ Visits on the Hill at LAC conference

NJ had a successful “March to the Hill” at the SNA Legislative Action Conference on March 3, 2015. One focus of the meetings with NJ Senators and House members was to ask for flexibility with some of the regulations of the Healthy, Hungry Free Kids Act.

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Mark Your Calendars: November 5 & 6, 2015 for NJ SNA Annual Conference!

The 2015 New Jersey School Nutrition Association Annual Conference will be held on November 5th and 6th at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City.

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NJ Achieves Highest Increase in Nation for School Breakfast

New Jersey achieved the greatest rise in the nation in the percent of low-income students eating breakfast at school, according to the 2015 FRAC School Breakfast Report Card. The Food Research and Action Center found that New Jersey’s participation rate

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