West Kentucky

Food Service Consortium

                                                                   The West Kentucky Educational Cooperative, Food Service

                                                      Group bids food service contracts for 25 school districts in

                                                       western Kentucky. Twelve of those districts lie “West of the

                                                       Lakes” and 13 are “East of the Lakes”. 

         

Food Service Directors from each district meet monthly for informational updates which include but are not limited to bids, USDA Donated Foods (Commodities), KDE-Division of School and Community Nutrition, School Nutrition Association, and Kentucky School Nutrition Association. The group also hosts various vendors at each meeting who provide taste tests and nutritional information of new products.

       

The directors combined are a wealth of knowledge in the many faucets of school food service. This group provides information and support for new directors and those going through procurement and/or administrative reviews.

        

Currently the WKEC Food Service Group has bids with the following vendors:

            

                                            HPS/GFS              Food & Supplies

                                            Prairie Farms        Milk, Dairy and Juice

                                            Norvex                  Chemicals and Cleaning Supplies

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Paula Dickerson

Office: 270-522-2228

Email: paula.dickerson@trigg.kyschools.us              

Director, Food Service Consortium

Click on the apple below to find these and other nutrition resources! 

 -Provided by Trigg County Schools

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Nutrition is for Everyone

Proper nutrition in the school age years can reinforce lifelong eating habits that contribute to a student's overall well being. This will help them to grow and learn to their fullest potential... and then go on to lead a long healthy life.

Nutrition for Students is Fun!

Click the link to the left to see how learning about nutrition is not only good for you but is also a lot of fun. Play the games and test your skill. Choosing the right foods can help you learn better, play harder and have a lot more energy.

Nutrition for Teachers

The Teachers section includes a collection of teaching tools that reinforce your district's Wellness Policy, incorporating nutrition lessons into classroom curriculum. Click the link to the left to find lessons, power points, links and other resources to complement Nutrition in the classroom.

Nutrition for Parents

We have put together some learning tools and resources to help you promote fitness and nutrition at home. We want to help you to encourage and reinforce lifelong nutrition and fitness practices that will support healthy lifestyles for you and your kids. Click the link to the left to learn more.