Jaren Scott

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Jaren Scott

About Jaren Scott

I am a Marketing Specialist for PrimeroEdge who specializes in creating targeted content that spans diverse cultural, generational, linguistic, political and socioeconomic demographics. An innate nerdiness has me cuckoo for constantly keeping up with the latest in content and digital marketing trends! My current mission? Joining the good fight to support those who keep our children healthy with knowledge and nourishment.

5 Food Trends for 2017

The holidays are over and the New Year is here! Let’s kick off 2017 by taking a look at 5 food trends nationwide that might just find a place in your school nutrition program.

Bigger, Badder Breakfast

Restaurants across the country are now offering all-day long breakfast options. Breakfast for breakfast, lunch and dinner no […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 022 | Food Service Fusion

In part 2 of Michael Rosenberger’s interview, we explore the importance of creating familiar flavor profiles, share some savory recipes and give you a rundown on what you should be doing to get ready for summer feeding

Part 2 of 2 part interview.

Want to learn more?

Meet Michael
Irving ISD Food & Nutrition Department
Sample Breakfast Cart […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 021 | All About Breakfast

Michael Rosenberger, Director of Food & Nutrition Services, Irving ISD (TX) shares how he revamped his breakfast program to achieve more than 60% participation and how you can do it too.

Part 1 of 2 part interview.

Want to learn more?

Meet Michael
Irving ISD Food & Nutrition Department
Sample Breakfast Cart Announcement

By |November 30th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 019 – On the Fly

Chris Johnson, Nutrition Services Director of Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska gives us a glimpse into school nutrition on the last frontier and shares some sound advice for anyone expecting to encounter wild winter weather.

Want more info?

Nutrition Services
Matanuska-Susitna Borough

By |October 26th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 018 – Maximum Experience

Michele Carroll, Business Director of Minneapolis Public Schools shares some valuable lessons she’s learned from outside of the school nutrition industry and how she’s used this experience to produce some impressive results in her program.

Want the full experience?
See what the district is up to…

Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary & Wellness Services
Check them out on […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|2 Comments

PEP Talks – 017 – Flavor, Flavor, Flavor

Laura Mason, Assistant Director of Child Nutrition, Pasadena Independent School District (Texas), joins us to discuss her success in keeping 40,000 mouths and minds fed daily by promoting positivity and abundance of flavor. Uncover the magic that led this district to receive Top Work Places 2015 recognition by the Houston Chronicle.

Want more flavor?
See what the […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 016 – Farm Fresh Seconds

Melissa Froelich of Upper Moreland Township School District (Pennsylvania) shares how to prepare and present otherwise “ugly” farm fresh fruits and vegetables that students are sure to love.

See more ugly fruits and veggies:

Misfit Fruits and Veggies Coming to Whole Foods (NPR)
The Future of Vegetables is Ugly (Washington Post)
How Ugly Fruits and Vegetables Can Solve […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Munchie Machine

Boulder Valley School District’s Head Chef Brandy Dreibelbis joins us to chat about how their “Munchie Machine” food truck came to fruition. Want to get started? Skip to the quick tips below or take a listen to the podcast for a full walk-through of creating and marketing your very own food truck today!
Get Truckin’
Cool and free-and-reduced […]

By |July 5th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 014 – Sweet or Spicy?

Donna Riviello (Food Service Director of the Year – New York SNA) joins us to share her creative marketing tips to successfully introduce healthy foods that children typically wouldn’t eat. Learn how to make beans, kale and sweet potatoes fun for students and the importance of serving items “sweet or spicy”.

In the News:

Donna Riviello Named […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 013 – Farm Lab

Jennifer McNeil, Child Nutrition Director of Encinitas Union School District, CA stops by to share info on their exciting Farm Lab – an interactive student-operated farm that produces much of the district’s produce and also serves as a classroom! Learn how she got started and uncover some tips on how communities can create their very […]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments