The National Dairy Council and its local dairy associations offer a variety of resources to help school nutrition professionals and educators provide healthy and kid-friendly meals, improve the school wellness environment and teach students about dairy’s journey from farm to school.
We all start somewhere! My journey to becoming a Director of Child Nutrition began when, as a troubled teen, I was afforded the opportunity to work for the Superintendent as a receptionist…
In the last month there has been a lot of “learning as we go” and adjusting to a new normal. Due to the current situation and the Stay at Home order a large amount of our daily routine was upended pretty abruptly.
We don’t like to think about it, but food insecurity (and by extent, child food insecurity) is a huge issue in the United States, with 12.5% of the overall population qualifying as food insecure and 17% of the population aged 18 or younger qualifying.