Collection No: M018
Volume: .25 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates: 1945 – 1996
Bulk Dates: 1970s – 1980s

Provenance: Donated in May 2004 by the Vermont Department of Education.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Historical/Biographical Sketch: The Vermont Department of Education’s Child Nutrition Programs administers the federal programs that support nutritious meals and snacks in schools, day care settings, and summer program sites. The Department’s mission is to ensure that nutritious, high-quality meals and snacks are served to program participants in all eligible sites in Vermont. They support program sponsors through program guidance, technical assistance, training, monitoring, and evaluation to assure that every program receives the maximum federal and state funding available. The Department sponsors, with the Vermont School Food Service Association, an annual two-day conference that offers seminars on topics relevant for managers and food service staff.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of publications and printed materials from the USDA, Food Research and Action Center and other state departments of education. There is also a file of printed programs and schedules from the annual School Nutrition Conference sponsored by the Vermont Department of Child Nutrition Programs and the state School Food Service Association. The collection also contains a file of “History of School Food Service” overheads previously used as part of a presentation.


Box 1 of 1

1.1: Vermont School Lunch Program- 1951
1.2: School Lunch Program- Menus and Recipes- 1945
1.3: USDA Original Recipes- 1982
1.4: School Lunch Program- from early 1980s
1.5: School Food Service Management Manual- 1977
1.6: A Menu Planning Guide for Breakfast at School- 1968
1.7: FRAC’s Guide to the School Lunch and Breakfast Programs- 1978
1.8: Section III History of School Food Service Overheads
1.9: Handbook of Commodity Distribution to Schools- no date
1.10: Start a Breakfast Program- 1981
1.11: Food Storage Guide for Schools and Institutions- 1968
1.12: Annual fall School Nutrition Conferences- 1966 – 1996