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The Simplest Ways to Combat Rising Food Costs

More money, please.

With the implementation of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act (HHFKA) in 2010, school food became much healthier for our growing youth. Unfortunately, healthier food doesn’t cost the same as its less healthy counterparts. In some ways, I understand why. Higher quality products, whether you’re shopping in a department store or a grocery […]

By |October 20th, 2017|General, Operations|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

5 Quick Steps for Disaster Planning

By |September 27th, 2017|Blog, Operations|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

SNAPa 2017 Annual Conference

If you work in child nutrition, you know that sometimes things can get wild. That’s why the School Nutrition Association of Pennsylvania (SNAPa) has chosen “It’s a Jungle Out There: Navigating Your School Food Service Program” as the theme for the SNAPa 2017 Annual Conference. This year’s event will take place August 7 – 10 […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Event|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

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

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

Understanding and Managing Professional Standards – A PrimeroEdge Webbie

In case you missed it the first time – our content specialist Harib Massu is back and ready to help you learn how to effectively track and manage all educational and professional requirements for the professionals in your state, district, or school. Put the right tools in the hands of right people and watch magic happen, […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Event|0 Comments

Build an All-Star Roster

With the 2016-17 school year nearing an end and the sweet sound of summer around the corner, I’m sure you’re looking forward to a well-deserved break. But, as we all know, summer seems to come and go in the blink of an eye—with many school nutrition staff members choosing to stay on a permanent vacation. […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Blog, Operations|0 Comments