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Idaho School Nutrition Association is celebrating National School Breakfast Week by sponsoring a student art contest across the great state of Idaho! The contest promotes this year's theme of "Start Your Engines with School Breakfast!".  Click to download the artwork page and entry form.  All forms and artwork are due by February 22.

 

Election News:

Bobbie Coleman, CN director for the Lake Pend Oreille School District, is one of three candidates running on the ballot for the Northwest Regional Director position with SNA, be sure to vote in the upcoming SNA election on February 15th.

 

 

Our Mission

Idaho School Nutrition Association Promotes Nutritious Meals for Healthy Minds and Bodies.
We work to provide science-based nutrition education to ensure that educators, health professionals, scientists, media, and consumers have a credible body of nutrition knowledge/resources to use for education and health recommendations. We strive to help all Idahoans adopt healthier, everyday lifestyle behaviors that may enhance their total health and well-being.


Our Vision

To be a leader, advocate and educational resource for school nutrition professionals promoting excellence in food and nutrition to Idaho's children.


Our Values

  • Development of the whole Child
  • Professional Development and Growth
  • Healthy Lifestyles and Lifelong Learning
  • Camaraderie, Community, Involvement and  Fun 

 

 


District Happenings:

Harvest Day in Boise-The following local items from the farms listed below were used for Harvest Month in October: 
Fingerling Potatoes-Southwind, Eagle Eye and Arrowhead Farms (Eastern Idaho)
Bell Peppers, Watermelon and Corn Cobs-Tellez Farms in Nampa 
Peaches, Plums, Apples-Symms & Henngler in Caldwell/Fruitland area
Cucumbers-Wagner Farms in Meridian 
Here's another news story on Harvest Day.

 

Fun fact, on 10/23 for "potato week", Boise Schools purchased about 2 tons of potatoes from the eastern Idaho region listed above!