National School Lunch Program
The list of applicants that were selected to receive the FY 2018 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities (SFAs) can be found in the link below.
The New York State Education Department (SED) received 510 applications for equipment requests which totaled approximately $5 million. SED was able to fund a total of 171 equipment grant awards to 129 Recipient Agencies (RA) in 85 School Food Authorities (SFA), totaling $1,684,401.
Encourage, support, and promote healthy food and physical activity choices with a Health Fair Kit from NYSED. This kit contains posters, bookmarks, activity books, and reference materials for kids and adults.
If you are interested in a kit for an upcoming health fair at your school, please complete the order form attached below and send it to CNtraining@nysed.gov or fax to (518) 473-0018.
2019-2020 Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Application and Instructions. Deadline: June 30, 2019
*New Submission Process*
The New SFA and New RA applications are now available. Only recognized public and charter schools, not-for-profit non-public/private schools, and residential child care institutions (RCCIs) are eligible to apply for participation. You may request an application using the Application Request Form. Recipient Agency (RA) Applications must be requested and submitted by the SFA who will be administering the Program. Please review the Introduction to SED Child Nutrition Programs PowerPoint for further guidance on program requirements. Deadline: June 30, 2019
Please be aware of a Class II recall which included distribution to school districts for school meals.
AdvancePierre® Foods is voluntarily recalling 20,373 pounds of Tenderbroil Patties CN Fully cooked Flamebroiled Beef Patties. The recall is limited to foodservice customers.
The product was produced at one plant location on November 30, 2018. Each 14.06-pound case contains three bags with 30 pieces each, and bears the establishment code 2260E, a date code of EN83340303 and case code 155-525-0.
Join Farm to Institution New York State in the first annual New York State Farm to School Institute. The NYS Farm to School Institute is a year long school planning and professional development opportunity for school teams (5-7 members) from New York State. The Institute starts off with a three day retreat at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY from August 12-14, 2019.
To apply, go to the website (https://finys.org/institute) and submit an application online by April 12, 2019 by 5pm ET.
Please click on the following links for information about the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Due to limited funds, and the large number of high need schools in New York State, we will only be able to award monies to those SFAs that submit applications by the due date and have the highest percentage of eligible students enrolled. We will award starting with 100% eligibility and continue down until funds are depleted.