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Halloween & Fall Harvest: Winning Photos

Last week, we asked our readers to send in their Halloween and Fall Harvest photos to feature on the blog, to see how other food service departments celebrate. We received several great submissions, and below are our four favorites.Thank you to everyone who submitted photos to us! If you didn’t get a chance to send […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

We want YOUR photos for our holiday blog!

How does your child nutrition program celebrate Halloween or Fall Harvest? Any fun menu items, decorations, costumes or signage? Show us your photos from last year, or this year!

We’d love to share your spooky/fall-themed menu choices, recipes, decoration and signage ideas, and costumes with our blog readers! Send in your photos from previous years (or this […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

Social Media Tips To Boost Participation

Encouraging students to participate in your school nutrition program is a continuous struggle that requires adapting to new marketing techniques. One marketing trend that has exploded in the past few years – to the point of almost being a requirement – is social media. Virtually all students are on one form of social media, so schools […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Fun, Operations, Technology|0 Comments

Who Are You Calling? Part Two

Get to know the faces on the other end of the phone line. PrimeroEdge has a large Customer Care team that stays plenty busy year-round, but back-to-school is an especially hectic time of year. From creating and resolving support cases, troubleshooting on the spot, and answering parent’s SchoolCafé inquiries (all the while providing great customer service), our […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

The Various Stages of Back to School: The Child Nutrition Edition

If you work in child nutrition (and your district doesn’t participate in summer feeding), summer is a time of relaxation, time with family and friends, and a break from the office or kitchen. After closing up the month of July, we know that August – and the madness that we call “back to school” […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

ANC 2017 Recap

Things may be bigger in Texas, but this year’s School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference (SNA) in Atlanta might have been the biggest yet. More exhibitors, bigger booths, and a surprise speaker – Sonny Perdue.

Closing out the conference was none other than Sonny Perdue, the former Governor of Georgia and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

It’s Back to School – Who Are You Calling?

Get to know the faces on the other end of the phone line. The PrimeroEdge Customer Care Team stays plenty busy year-round, but back-to-school is an especially hectic time of year. From creating and resolving support cases, troubleshooting on the spot, and answering parent’s SchoolCafé inquiries (all the while providing great customer service), our Customer […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Blog, Fun|0 Comments

Eat with your Eyes – Food Photography and Menu Publishing

Ever wonder what a picture can do for your cafeteria?

Visuals are everywhere in the fast paced world we live in today, and they can make or break your marketing efforts in the cafeteria. Districts across the nation are using menu publishing tools to market their cafeteria offerings and increase participation. Photographs are a huge tool […]

By |April 8th, 2017|Blog, Fun, General, Technology|0 Comments

Celebrate Be Kind Day on March 9

After encountering a lack of inclusiveness from children at school, Colin’s mother Jennifer posted an appeal on Facebook which has since gone viral. In 2014, Jennifer asked America to become one of “Colin’s Friends” and wish him a happy birthday. Within days over 80,000 cards and gifts poured into their local post office for Colin… and they keep […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog, Fun|1 Comment

Students Hop on a Blender Bike to Create Their Own Smoothies

Perhaps you’ve heard of some schools implementing bicycle desks – the FitDesks with built-in pedals designed to keep students active while also helping “work off some of the nervous energy that can keep them from focusing in the classroom.” But students at Mary A. White Elementary are using bikes in a new way that engages […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Blog, Fun, Nutrition|4 Comments