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Salad Bar Success in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Salad Bar Success in Lee’s Summit, Missouri

We recently caught up with Lori Danella, Food Service Director (FSD) for Lee’s Summit School District in Missouri. Lori applied for the Salad Bars to Schools grant in 2019 and was one of the last recipients of salad bars before the program paused due to the COVID outbreak and school…

Salad Bars Brightening Up School Lunches in Michigan

Salad Bars Brightening Up School Lunches in Michigan

It might be cold and gray outside, but school lunches in Michigan are getting more colorful this winter! Thanks to donations from United Fresh Start Foundation (UFSF) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBS MI), 23 salad bars were just recently granted to Michigan schools through Salad Bars to…

Scratch Dressings for To-Go Salads

Scratch Dressings for To-Go Salads

Are you looking for ways to continue incorporating scratch cookings with the constantly evolving new feeding reality? We know that to-go salads have been a great option for many districts, so we have pulled together some resources from SB2S partner organization, Chef Ann Foundation. Through these resources, we hope to…

Versatility: Salad Bars and Covid

Versatility: Salad Bars and Covid

Many of you may be recipients of the Cambro Versa Bar through the Salad Bars to Schools program. We know your meal programs are having to adapt quickly with the times – and we want you to know that the equipment we granted, and the equipment you may already have…

Hero Highlight: Madelyn Ellis

Hero Highlight: Madelyn Ellis

In Payson, Arizona, the community comes first. It’s Madelyn Ellis’s first year as a food service director in the town she was born and raised in. She’s passionate about the health of her community and has taken incredible steps towards scratch cooking in her short tenure. If there’s anything this…

Salad Bar operations during COVID-19

Salad Bar operations during COVID-19

Dear Salad Bars to Schools Grantees, 

Thank you for all the hard work you do every day to bring healthy meals to children in your community, and especially this week as so many of you are going above and beyond.

With the current situation, we know many of you are working through…

Frequently Asked Questions: Grant Application Process 

Frequently Asked Questions: Grant Application Process 

By Messa

Our Salad Bars to Schools program administrator fields regular inquiries regarding the grant application process. This blog will address some of the most common questions so you can submit a successful application and have a strong understanding of the program and what you will receive. If you have a…