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Office of School Nutrition

Updates and Announcements

Administrative Reviews

Updated information on Administrative Reviews and Resources.

Competitive Foods/Smart Snacks

Administrative Review documentation has been added.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Training

The 2014-2015 online training is now available.

HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms Application

Schools, school districts, and residential child care institutions must apply using the 2014 Criteria and Application.

Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs)

Visit the new webpage and explore RCCI-related information and resources.

School Wellness and Local School Wellness Policies

Check out this new brochure for Best Practices for Healthy School Fundraisers

See if your school is up to the challenge:  U.S. Food Waste Challenge

State Funding for Reduced Price Meals

Information about reimbursement for Reduced Price Breakfast and Lunch.

Summer Food Service Program

See Weekly Updates with Best Practices

"Who's Who?" and "Who Does What?" at the Office of School Nutrition?

View updated staff responsibilities and program assignments. Direct phone extensions and email addresses are included for your convenience.


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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