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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

PEP Talks | 031 | Advice for Eating

Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE of Advice for Eating shares the state of child nutrition, her dedication to nutrition education and how to get kids excited about adopting healthy lifestyle choices.

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By |July 27th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|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

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Speaks on School Lunch at ANC

Wednesday, July 12 marked the last day of the School Nutrition Association’s 2017 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

The agenda lined up as expected, until a blast from SNA alerted members that Sonny Perdue, the former Governor of Georgia, and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under the Trump administration, would be speaking as a part of […]

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

Breakfast in the Classroom? Try Breakfast in the Hallway.

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s why breakfast in the classroom programs are becoming more popular around the country. Irving ISD in Texas has taken it to the next level with their “Beyond the Cafeteria” initiative. They introduced hallway buffet carts and grab-and-go carts for breakfast, rather […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 2126 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.

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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