Scholar Dollar Now Newsletter Issues
January 3rd, 2014Scholar Dollar now featured article: Oranges are often a “go-to” fruit for meals during the dark, cold days of winter. orangesDownload
December 2nd, 2013Ethylene is a naturally occurring gas which ripens fruits and vegetables. VegetablesDownload
November 5th, 2013Some fruits continue to ripen after harvest, while others do not. Proper storage will impact the shelf life of your product.

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September 30th, 2013Smart Snacks in School USDA's "All Foods Sold in Schools" Standards.Download
September 6th, 20132013 Back-To-School Trends Report Click here to view the full article.Download
June 4th, 2013Resources from the National Dairy Council and additional Whole Grain resources.Download
February 5th, 2013This issue of the CWD Scholar Dollar Now features new USDA competitive food regulations, national school breakfast week information, recipes, and equipment.Download
January 1st, 2013This issue of the CWD Scholar Dollar Now features school nutrition dietary assessment study information, grain requirements info, recipes, trivia, and more.Download
December 4th, 2012Swapability is a delicious and practical way to maintain menu acceptability while meeting the new meal patterns.  Find out more about "Mushroom Swapability" along with information about the Fuel Up to Play 60 initiative, recipes, trivia, and other resources in this issue of the Scholar Dollar Now.Download
November 1st, 2012World Diabetes Day is November 14th.  World Diabetes Day raises global awareness of diabetes - its escalating rates around the world and how to prevent the illness in most cases.  Learn more about diabetes, find healthy recipes and learn about other nutrition resources available from Cash-Wa in this issue of the Scholar Dollar Now.Download
October 1st, 2012Beef...It's what's for dinner. Or is it? While the Midwest is known for its staple meat and potatoes, the health benefits of eating plant-based meals is undeniable.  This issue also features winning recipes, October trivia, and equipment specials.Download
September 1st, 2012The September Scholar Dollar Now features a number of possible lunchroom promos, whole grain information, coleslaw and jambalaya recipes, creative solutions for new cafeteria federal regulations and more.Download
August 1st, 2012The August Scholar Dollar features tips on budgeting, information on the first annual Fuel Up with Color Race, Chameleon Salads Recipes, and CWD non-foods specials.Download
June 1st, 2012Celebrating MyPlate's One Year Anniversary, National Baked Beans Month, Purple Power Bean Wrap and Cowboy Quinoa Recipes, and tips for encouraging healthy choices in a smarter lunch room.Download
May 1st, 2012Planning for Change in the School Lunch Program, Cash-Wa's 2012 Recipe Roundup, National Egg Month, healthy recipes and much more in this issue of Scholar Dollar Now.Download
March 1st, 2012New school meal patterns released, merchandising hints, egg recipes, national school breakfast week, healthy recipes and much more in this issue of the Scholar Dollar Now.Download
February 1st, 2012Review your milk HACCP Programs, nutrition standards in the school lunch and school breakfast program released, new CWD items, carrot trivia, recipes, and much more in this issue of Scholar Dollar Now.Download
January 1st, 2012Food safety training resources, the perfect breakfast, new items, recipes, menu ideas, and more featured in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
December 1st, 2011Fuel Up to Play 60 information, Farm to School Toolkit, Breakfast in the Classroom, Recipes, and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
November 1st, 2011Decreasing sodium in the American Diet, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program evaluated by the USDA, new items, recipes, apple size information and more can be found in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
October 1st, 2011State of School Nutrition Report, 2011 National School Lunch week theme, new items, recipes, National Farm to School Month and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
September 1st, 2011National Food Safety Education Month, reducing sodium in canned vegetables, new whole grain products, new menu ideas, and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
August 1st, 2011CWD Recipe Roundtable Success, updating your spice cabinet, storage hints, recipes and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
July 1st, 2011Reducing salt in school lunch, tips to boost whole grain, produce handling tips, recipes and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
May 1st, 2011National Salad Month, Aberdeen School Show, recipes, rice bowls and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
April 1st, 2011Ethylene gas and produce ripening, increasing vegetables in meals, new items showcase, recipes, and more in the month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
March 1st, 2011National Nutrition Month, Nation School Breakfast Week, recipes, CWD Food Show Education Seminar Information, new items, recipes and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
February 1st, 2011Back to school trends survey, "Smart Snacking at School" toolkit, recipes, lent menu ideas and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
January 1st, 2011Understanding eggs, temperature and produce quality, increasing whole grain servings, recipes, understanding whole grains, and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
December 1st, 2010Lunchroom changes that improve student nutrition, adding variety to you menus, recipes and more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
November 1st, 2010Fresh cut produce steps to freshness, connecting school meals and classroom learning, new pizza products, recipes, adding breakfast variety to your menus and much more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download
October 1st, 2010National School Lunch Week, new items, recipes, soy milk options and much more in this month's Scholar Dollar Now.Download

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Healthy Newsletter Update – Watermelon

Watermelon is available year around, but is most plentiful from April to October, making it a favorite summer fruit.

Healthy Newsletter Update – Blueberries

July is National Blueberry Month. It is estimated that blueberries have been around for more than 13,000 years. Legend says that native Americans gave blueberries to the early settlers, helping them make it through their first winter in America.

Healthy Newsletter Update – Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe refers to any orange-fleshed melon. It is one of the most popular melons in America. Cantaloupe are found in appetizers, in salads, as a breakfast plate garnish, and also in compotes and desserts. June 30 2017

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