CKC is ‘Essential’ Business

March 26, 2020

Under the governor's executive order, CKC is ESSENTIAL! We will continue feeding kids who are out of school under the governor's school-closure mandate.

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Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Deadline Soon

March 26, 2020

The USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides a variety of wonderful fresh produce to eligible elementary schools for free. The deadline to apply is April 14.

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Meals Offered During Closures Bring Increased Revenues

March 25, 2020

During COVID-19-related closures, the USDA is reimbursing schools at a higher per-meal-rate than meals served when school is in session. Don’t refer your revenues away! CKC can help you meet your scholars’ needs.

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CKC and Clients Provide Nearly 100,000 Meals During 2-Week Closure

March 24, 2020

When Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz order all public schools to close to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, CKC and its client schools and nonprofits acted fast to make sure they continued feeding kids.

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Talking to Kids About COVID-19

March 24, 2020

If young people in your school or in your midst are struggling to understand the coronavirus/COVID-19 and its impact on daily life, several media have stories and resources to help.

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Valuable Feedback Gained Through Taste Testing

February 26, 2020

Annual taste-testing sessions with scholars and staff members at our client schools provide us valuable feedback on items under consideration for our menus. Recently, Seven Hills Preparatory Academy held one such taste-testing session with 18 scholars in grades 6-8.

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Participate in #NSBW20

February 25, 2020

National School Breakfast Week 2020 (#NSBW20) is March 2-6! Join schools across the country in promoting the health and academic benefits of school breakfast.

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Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60

February 25, 2020

Fuel Up to Play 60 is now accepting application for grants that support healthy eating, physical activity and school wellness initiatives.

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The first client: B'Eagan With Us Child Care

February 24, 2020

As we look back at our 30-year history in 2020, we must revisit B’Eagan With Us Child Care, the first child nutrition program catered by what would become CKC Good Food.

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Planning a School Garden

February 19, 2020

School gardens have become great hands-on learning labs for many schools today. Tap into these resources, grants and conference to get your garden started.

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“The salad bar is bountiful, beautiful and fresh every day. I can't believe how many vegetables the kids are eating!”
Kim Hyvarenen : Nova Classical Academy