Everyone's trained. The warehouse is well stocked. Our NSLP menus have been refreshed. CKC Good Food is ready for a great school year!
Your school’s percentage of free and reduced students can impact your eligibility for state and federal programs as well as grant opportunities. Get applications out starting July 1, to improve your response rate.
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.
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.
Action for Healthy Kids (A4HK) is now accepting applications for grants to help improve student well-being.
MDE is accepting applications for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Grant, which funds purchases of new equipment to assist in serving healthier meals in schools.
If your school finds itself struggling with significant leftovers or food shortages some days, here are some tips for right-sizing your orders.
Turn up the volume for your school lunch with these tools and resources for National School Lunch Week (October 14-18) (#NSLW19)!
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.
The Minnesota Department of Education is accepting applications for USDA NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants through Dec. 20. Apply today.