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NSNA Partners with Fuel Up to Play 60

On October 12, 2011, in All News, Events, General News, by admin

What’s new and exciting on the horizon of School Nutrition?  FuelUpToPlay 60 is what’s new! This is an exciting program that brings together students, school nutrition programs, teachers, administrators and athletes with a joint goal.  The goal is to encourage students to make healthy choices, get active and make a difference.  The program is sponsored […]

NSNA Building BLocks

Get ready to build your knowledge at NSNA annual conference

On October 12, 2011, in All News, Events, General News, by admin

NSNA annual conference takes place in Kearney Nebraska.  June 24th-27th 2012. Healthy Edge training will start Sunday June 24th and Conference will end Wed. June 27th. We will be at the Holiday Inn.  Call 308-237-5971 or toll free number is 855-4HI-KRNY or 855-444-5769 to book your room at the rate of $82.95 Be sure to say […]


School Lunch – Let’s Grow Healthy” Teaching Students How Healthy Foods Are Grown

On October 9, 2011, in General News, by admin

  “School Lunch – Let’s Grow Healthy” Teaching Students How Healthy Foods Are Grown National School Lunch Week Campaign to Get Kids Excited About Locally Grown School Lunch Choices NATIONAL HARBOR, MD (October 5, 2011) – In celebration of National School Lunch Week (October 10-14), school cafeterias nationwide will host “School Lunch – Let’s Grow […]

Fall District Meetings Scheduled

On October 9, 2011, in Events, General News, by admin

District members have been busy planning their fall meetings. Please see the schedule below. Contact district chairs for more information. District # Date Registration Time Place 1 10-15-11 8:00 Shickley 2 10-22-11 8:00 David City 3 9-17-11 Held already West Point 4 and 5 10-15-11 8:30 Grand Island 6 10-15-11 9:00 Gordon Rushville 8 10-22-11 […]


SNA Certification Changes

On July 27, 2011, in General News, by admin

Every three years, the School Nutrition Association (SNA) reviews its Certification Program requirements. In the fall of 2010, SNA’s Education Committee was tasked to make recommendations to the SNA Board of Directors to improve the Certification Program. In June 2011, the SNA Board approved the Education Committee’s recommendations! To view the program changes that will […]

Dondi Kilgore NSNA 2011-2012 President

NSNA President Installed

On June 29, 2011, in Events, General News, by admin

Welcome to the Nebraska School Nutrition Association Website.  I am Dondi Kilgore the 2011-2012 Association President.  This site is an exciting new development and you will find out what we are all about.  We are a professional organization that represents the many involved in child nutrition.  There are many changes happening in the world of […]

Fall 2016 newsletter

On June 16, 2011, in General News, Newsletters, by admin

The Fall 2016 edition of the Let’s Connect, the Nebraska School Nutrition Association Newsletter is now available online. Highlights include: A Note from the President Fall District Meeting Schedule Legislative Report Highlights form the  Annual State Conference Art Contest rules and forms To download the newsletter, click: nsna_fall_2016_web


USDA MyPlate press release

On June 16, 2011, in General News, Legislation, by admin

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 – First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at […]

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Cooking from Scratch using California’s Freshest Ingredients

On May 10, 2011, in General News, by admin

California’s year-round harvests put the flavor and color in Davis Joint Unified School District meals. Around half of the produce purchased for school meals comes from farms within 300 miles of the district. These local foods are featured in salad bars and freshly-prepared and made-from-scratch entrees and sides. The Nutrition Services staff whip up delicious […]

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