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Have you hugged your food service employee today?*

Monday, March 2, 2015


Food Service Employee Appreciation Day!

*Email us your pictures showing your appreciation to and we'll publish them on our webpage!

National School Breakfast Week, March 2-6, 2015


International School Meals Day – March 5, 2015

The third International School Meals Day is March 5th, 2015 . The purpose of International School Meals Day is to raise awareness of the importance of food and nutrition in education and to share school feeding experiences from across the globe. Schools around the world can support the day by promoting healthy eating and learning, using the theme of celebrating culture through food. No matter how you say it: Bon Appetit! Buon appetito! Guten Appetit! Mahlzeit! ¡buen provecho! or Enjoy Your Meal! celebrate with others from all over the world!

March is National Nutrition Month

Bite into a healty lifestyle everywhere you go! Join MyPlate in celebrating Nutrition! Spotlight healthy eating and physical activity at home, school, work and in your community!

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Administrative Reviews

Updated information on Administrative Reviews and Resources.

Funding Opportunity

Healthy Schools Meals through Scratch Cooking: The Colorado Health Foundation is excited to announce their February 2015 funding opportunity within the Healthy Living outcome area.

Menu Planning

Additional recipes resources have been added.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish) USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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