School of Health and Human Sciences

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) came to the Nutrition Department here at UNCG to visit our nutrition lab (2015).Each year, UNCG participants in the Annual Meeting for the NC School Nutrition Association (SNA).

The week-long meeting includes educational sessions and an equipment and product exposition. SNA members come to our campus for hands-on skill development workshops.


Examples of past workshops
The 2018

  • Knife skills, including sharpening and multiple cutting methods
  • Basic kitchen skills such as measuring, tare weights, and the impact of acid/alkaline mediums on vegetable texture and color
  • A “chopped” challenge, where participants work with a limited group of food supplies to create a healthy meal
  • Production of a whole wheat yeast roll from scratch