School Nutrition Highlights
2015-2016 Calendar of Events
2016 Leadership & Legislative Training
Mark your calendars and make your reservations! GSNA’s 2016 Leadership & Legislative Training is coming! We cannot wait to see all of the new leaders for 2016 in the beautiful north Georgia town of Dalton.
Please join us as we meet with local and district chapters and plan for the coming year in school nutrition. We will go over the 2016-2017 Plan of Action and network with your peers from all over the state.
Let the excitement of “Strong Roots, Strong Future” plant the seeds of excellence for the 2016-2017 school year!
See you in Dalton! For more information and to register click here.
Legislative Action-Tell Congress to Oppose Block Grant Proposals
On Wednesday, May 18, the House Education and the Workforce Committee will vote on a child nutrition reauthorization bill that includes a new proposal to establish a school meal block grant pilot project. SNA is calling on all members to contact their representatives and urge them to oppose any effort to block grant school meal programs. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. CLICK HERE TO SEND AN ACTION ALERT TO YOUR REPRESENTATIVE.
The 2016 Golden Radish Award
The submission period for the 2016 Golden Radish awards is open. This Award is for educational agencies in Georgia that are doing extraordinary work in farm to school. The Award is presented by the Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Agriculture, Georgia Department of Public Health, and Georgia Organics. Winners will be recognized by the leaders of these four groups at the State Capitol on October 24, 2016. The submission deadline is June 30, 2016. For more information and to apply visit: https://georgiaorganics.org/for-schools/goldenradish