National CACFP Week is March 17-23

February 13, 2019

Child care centers across the country will mark National CACFP Week in March, acknowledging the many ways communities -- and children -- across the country benefit from the USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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Meal Procedures for PreK Students

February 13, 2019

Food service procedures can be a little confusing when mixing age populations. The USDA provides guidance when preK students co-mingle with older students during school meals.

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USDA issues final rule on guideline flexibilities

January 31, 2019

The USDA issued a final rule on flexibilities granted to the nutritional guidelines governing child nutrition programs, including the National School Lunch Program. Basically, the provisions granted on a temporary basis in 2017 have now become permanent.

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FFVP introduces students to fresh produce

January 30, 2019

The USDA's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program is a great way for eligible schools to introduce students to a variety of fresh produce and increase their consumption of unprocessed fruits and vegetables. CKC client schools already participating the program have found it to be easy to implement and welcomed by students and staff.

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Inclement weather closing procedures cut waste

January 30, 2019

By following CKC's school closing procedures, client schools can minimize wasted food and associated costs.

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SNA outlines legislative agenda in 2019 position paper

January 23, 2019

The School Nutrition Association's 2019 position paper outlines the organization's lobbying priorities for the year.

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Start Your Engines for #NSBW19

January 18, 2019

National School Breakfast Week, to be celebrated March 4-8, 2019, is a great time to raise awareness for your school breakfast program and increase participation.

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Apply Today! NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

November 23, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Education is accepting applications for USDA NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants through Dec. 20. Apply today.

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Romaine pulled from our menus

November 23, 2018

In response to USDA warnings about potential e.coli contamination, CKC Good Food has pulled all romaine from our menus until further notice.

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F2S Supplier Spotlight: Hastings Cooperative Creamery and Valley View Farms

October 25, 2018

CKC Good Food is proud to feature hormone-free milk from local dairy farmers in its school meals year-round.

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“If you are looking for variety in your school meals, meals that are fresh and flavorful that kids actually eat, then CKC has what you are looking for.”
Kim Hyvarinen : Nova Classical Academy