Links

We are interested in expanding the number of links listed on this page that may be of interest to school food personnel.

Please send an email to SNAM with your suggestions.

SNA Plan to Partner with the First Lady’s Initiative to Fight Obesity: The School Nutrition Association commends the First Lady in setting as a high priority the health and well-being of our nation’s children. Reducing childhood obesity in this generation through improved health is an investment in our nation’s future.

SNA’s Commitment to the First Lady

Action for Healthy Kids: This site contains information on a nationwide initiative dedicated to improving the health and educational performance of children.

ADA/ConAgra: This site contains information on the ADA/ConAGra campaign “Home Food Safety…It’s in Your Hands.”

American Culinary Federation: This site of the American Culinary Federation includes a job bank, information on joining and becoming accredited, links to local chapters and more.

School Nutrition Association (SNA)Our national professional association’s home page. Information for parents, students, and teachers as well as for school food service professionals.

Brighton School Food Service Web Site: The Brighton Area Schools Student Nutrition Department has an outstanding web site that includes sections on: 1) School Menus; 2) Nutrition Information; 3) A message from Pat Murdock, Director – Student Nutrition Department; 4) an Email Link for students and parents to send in comments about the program; and 5) Tips for Healthy Meals at Home.

Carroll Services Inc. Food Pro Web Site: This site has been designed for school Food Services Directors and contains directories, buyers guides, recipies, discussion topics, job openings, resource lists, and much more.

Dole 5 A Day: Dole’s 5 A Day Homepage includes nutritional information, 5 A Day Program materials, on line activities, and recognition and award programs.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center: The Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Information and treatment resources is provided for all forms of eating disorders. Referrals are provided to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups.

Food Resource Page: Page maintained by Oregon State University. All kinds of information about food including great pictures and graphics.

Fowlerville Community Schools Student Nutrition Center: This site is used to view and print menus, view and print free or reduced meal applications, learn about the student accounting system, and to email the director or cafeteria managers. The site also contains a list of nutrition resources, a description of district catering services, and a number of related links for students and parents.

Gordon Food Service: This site contains ideas for fundraising, party planning, unique recipies, culinary techniques, nutrition information, cookbooks, Midwest foodservice news, and much more

Healthy School Meals Resource System: USDA Team Nutrition site includes “Healthy School Meals Training Materials Database”, electronic discussion groups for school food service and child nutrition professionals, menu planning, and USDA approved software for school food service.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: This site, titled “Professional Cooking” includes a lively dialogue with best-selling author Wayne Gisslen, chefs, and instructors. Sneak previews of recipes that will appear in the updated print version of Professional Cooking are provided for Internet users, as are assorted tips and facts.

Michigan Apple Committee: The Committee represents farm families involved in the growing, packing, and processing of Michigan apples. The site contains everything you might want to know about Michigan apples.

Michigan Department of Education – Food & Nutrition: The Food and Nutrition Program is comprised of four units, the School Meals Unit (includes Nutrition Education and Training), Food Distribution Unit, Fiscal Reporting Unit, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program Unit. The Food and Nutrition Program is responsible for the administration of all aspects of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funded child nutrition and food distribution programs.

Michigan School Business Officials: Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO) was founded in 1937 as a nonprofit corporation to serve the multifaceted interests of education. It is our intent to serve all of our members to the best of our ability, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, and to provide opportunities for our members to expand their professional horizons in the public education sector.

Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee: The MSPC has been instrumental in informing Michigan’s school food service directors of ways to incorporate healthy soy products into their menus for over 10 years. We represent Michigan’s soybean farmers in both promotions of edible and technical uses of soybean products. We would welcome any opportunity to assist schools in Michigan to look for ways to include soy in their school’s menus.

Michigan Team Nutrition: Team Nutrition is a national initiative designed to motivate, encourage, and empower schools, families and the community to work together to continually improve school meals and make food and physical activity choices for a healthy diet. Team Nutrition is helping children in grades pre-K through 12 and their families to: a) Eat a variety of foods; b) Eat more fruits, vegetables, and grains; c) Eat lower fat foods more often; and d) Be physically active.

National School Breakfast Week: Find a variety of materials to celebrate the theme: “School Breakfast: Great Performances”

National Food Service Management Institute: Information on educational materials available from the institute, upcoming training opportunities, and much more!

Partnership for Food Safety Education: This site is dedicated to keeping food safe from bacteria (The FightBAC Campaign).

Promote Food: The site has over 100 pages of content dedicated to communicating innovation to school food service professionals.

United States Department of Agriculture: Official site of USDA. Contains sections on food, food safety, nutrition, school lunch programs, school breakfast programs, school milk program, summer food service program, child and adult care food service, and nutrition reimbursement rates.

USA Rice Federation: Rice facts abound on this site, which also includes recipes, nutritional information, serving suggestions, guidelines for cooking and holding rice, and contacts for more personalized information.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service: Provides information about and resources for Team Nutrition, the implementation tool for USDA’s “School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children.” Provides enrollment forms and search engine for locating schools participating in the program.

Nutrition Explorations: Bridges to Wellness: Nutrition Education Lesson Plans