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DePaul University/Chicago Public Schools Behavioral Research Study Update

The DePaul University behavioral research study is currently underway with three Chicago public schools participating.  Interviews have been conducted by phone with caregivers and focus groups have been conducted with students. The goal is to continue to recruit participants and complete interviews and focus groups with these schools this academic year.  Additional schools are being recruited through the summer for participation this fall.

New Mexico SNA Conference

June 3-6, 2019
Albuquerque NM

Presentation Description: Nourish to Flourish:  Innovation Through Collaboration:  The Data Sharing & Analytics Initiative for K-12 Schools integrates industry standard supply chain technology with existing K-12 food service processes to streamline record keeping and improve tracking, accountability, and the ability to measure success.

GS1 Connect

June 19-21, 2019
Denver CO

N2F Presentation Description:  The Nourish to Flourish (N2F) Data Sharing & Analytics Initiative for K-12 Schools integrates industry standard supply chain technology with existing K-12 food service processes to revolutionize the $9B industry. This includes item placement on menu plans and recipes to transform the way our schools procure meals, utilizing and sharing sales and nutrition data and analytics to improve the purchasing decisions within the federally defined USDA K-12 guidelines.

SNA Annual National Conference (ANC)

July 14-16, 2019
St Louis MO

Nourish to Flourish Presents: 

The Dining Room of the Future: From Cafeteria to Cool Café!  Sunday, July 14 from 2:15 – 3:15 
Today’s café-savvy student customers know what they want from a dining experience. By listening to their unique perspectives, cafeterias today can provide better customer experiences. This student-informed roadmap will help you create a dining room of the future.

Register Now

The Nourish to Flourish website (hosted by 1WorldSync, a provider of technical infrastructure for GDSN) is the official portal for registration and provides additional information for both Suppliers and Schools.  Join the initiative and participate in the benefits of the Data Sharing & Analytics initiative, revolutionizing the $9B+ K-12 Food Service market.

N2F National Campaign Launch

The N2F Data Sharing & Analytics initiative launched an initial campaign using SNA Smart Brief on February 22, 2019. The Smart Brief  ad included dozens of examples of brands, non-profits and advocacy groups that support the effort, which now include additional suppliers and the number of items being published over 50, 000.

 

Learn More About Nourish to Flourish

The National Dairy Council published an N2F Newsletter providing updates on the progress of active N2F work groups and featuring a summary of the Nourish to Flourish Data Sharing & Analytics Initiative.   With this initiative, item specific placement on menu plans and recipes will transform the way our schools procure, prepare and measure successful integration of meal components. Sharing sales and nutrition data and analytics will improve outcomes within the federally defined USDA guidelines.

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Scaling Up Excellence in the School Meals Experience that’s Vital to Fueling Every Child’s Success