About Us


Advocating for a Better Tomorrow

New Jersey School Nutrition Association serves as a primary voice and authority in advocating principles that help ensure the delivery of healthy meals to our state’s children. With national School Nutrition Association we are more than 55,000 members strong, we work in coordination with members, the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and other high-valued partners at the local, state, and federal levels to help spread messages of good nutrition and increased physical activity. And we remain committed to seeking improvements in the legislative and regulatory arenas, which will ultimately affect our most important customer: our children.

    Children Approve the Food

School Child Nutrition Programs Benefit…

The CHILD

• By providing healthy meals
• By providing nutrition education

The PARENT

• By supplying a significant amount of the child’s daily nutritional requirements
• By providing an economical source for nutritious food

The TEACHER

• By providing the nutrients that enhance a child’s ability to learn
• By furnishing a lab and experience to increase knowledge of food as it relates to health

The SCHOOL

• By being an integral part of the educational process
• By improving the health and well-being of students

 The LOCAL ECONOMY

• By creating a substantial market for locally purchased foods, supplies and equipment
• By expanding the market for distributing agriculture commodities
• By providing jobs in the community