Minnesota School Nutrition Association
The purpose of the Minnesota School Nutrition Association is to provide our members opportunities for professional development and to build relationships that make a difference in the lives of children.
With over 2,700 state members and industry partners, the professionals of the Minnesota School Nutrition Association are working hard to help children by advancing school nutrition programs. Together, we can make a difference - in our communities, our state and nation.
Posted on 18. Jul, 2014 by msna.
The new dollar value of USDA Foods donated to schools and the new reimbursement rate for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and National School Breakfast Program (NSBP) were announced at SNA’s 2014 Annual National Conference. The national value of donated USDA Foods for distribution to schools participating in NSLP has been increased by one [...]
Posted on 19. Jun, 2014 by msna.
MSNA will be hosting the SNS Credentialing Exam on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the River’s Edge Convention Center. If you or someone you know is interested in taking the SNS Credentialing Exam the sign up deadline is July 13, 2014. Sign up is directly through SNA and you can download the New SNS Credentialing Exam [...]
The Trainer Network committee is offering a 4 hour “Train the Trainer” workshop on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in St. Cloud at the River’s Edge Conference Center. Time is 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm. This session will provide trainers with resources from MDH and the U of M Extension. This workshop is free to attend. Space is limited [...]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by msna.
From the Star Tribune: Governor Mark Dayton served breakfast to students at Morris Bye Elementary in Coon Rapids, taking time to dish on state’s recent investment of $4 million in school lunch and breakfast programs. State lawmakers approved legislation that includes $3.5 million for the school lunch program to help ensure 61,000 low-income students have [...]
Posted on 04. Jun, 2014 by msna.
The MN Department of Agriculture anticipates awarding $500,000 through the Minnesota Farm to School Grant Program. The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has committed up to $125,000 to help schools and child care centers meet the requirement for matching funds for equipment or physical improvement projects. More information and [...]