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East Idaho Training and Networking Event April 4, 2019

 

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!