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PEP Talks | 030 | All Things ANC

Sara Kilkenny, Director of Meetings (SNA) and Jeremy West, Conference Chair and CSNA President stop by to give us a sneak peek at all of the fun in store for school nutrition professionals at ANC 2017 in Atlanta.

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Be sure to stop by BOOTH 151 to check out the latest and greatest from PrimeroEdge.

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By |June 27th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Sparking The Future

The School Nutrition Association’s 2017 Annual National Conference (ANC) is fast approaching and here at PrimeroEdge, we’re bringing the heat to Hot-lanta. In 2016, we introduced a first for school nutrition software with SchoolCafé Menus at our Big Reveal sessions.

Instead of having schools rely on multiple software or paper menus, we created an all-in-one mobile […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition, Operations, Technology|0 Comments

Networking at Industry Conferences and Trade Shows

Never undermine the power of connections, especially those made at industry conferences and trade shows. With the School Nutrition Association Annual National Conference (ANC) around the corner, now is the best time to begin developing a networking strategy that will keep you well connected with industry news, and people that could benefit your program.

There’s little […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Top 5 Nutritious Veggies

In commemoration of June being National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, let’s take a look the top five most nutrient-dense vegetables. If you already serve these vegetables in your child nutrition program, you’ll learn exactly what makes them so nutritious for your students. If you don’t serve them, maybe these facts will help you consider […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How Are You Valuing Your Commodities?

If you’ve been following my cost-cutting blog series, you’ve probably picked up a few tips for saving money in your child nutrition program. In the first blog, we discussed four tips, including streamlining labor tracking and implementing e-Marketing. In the second blog, four more tips were offered, including trimming the menu and practicing invoice reconciliation.

In […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Blog, Inventory, Operations|2 Comments

Eight to Make Your Summer Great

It’s almost June and you know what that means! School Year 2016-2017 is wrapping up and the summer sun is calling your name! Before you and your district’s nutrition staff transition into summer break, read this list of helpful to-do’s. Head into this summer on top of the game and more prepared than ever for […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 029 | Wisconsin Spudmobile

Dana Rady, Director of Promotion, Communication and Consumer Education at the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, shares more about the innovative and creative teaching tool, the Wisconsin Spudmobile. This museum on wheels was designed to teach students about the Wisconsin potato’s journey – from farm to fork.

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By |May 24th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

Intro to Composition: Food Photography and Menus

Learn about the rules of composition and get more creative to create eye-catching photographs for your school's published menus.
By |May 23rd, 2017|Blog, General|0 Comments

Track & Succeed With Professional Standards

Consider the disadvantages of not prioritizing Professional Standards in child nutrition past –  being chewed out by the next in line, or being exposed by disclosed administrative review summations at the end of your audits.

Although no fiscal action is associated with noncompliance, state agencies are required to provide the necessary support to ensure that goals […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Fuel Up to Play 60 Helps Schools Get Students Healthy and Active

For school nutrition programs, wellness is a priority. Their students – and their students’ health – drive what they do. The problem: getting students to take an active role in their health. Many schools face the dilemma of, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”.

Luckily schools have a powerful […]

By |May 16th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition, Operations, Policy|0 Comments