Child Nutrition

  School Nutrition Employee Appreciation

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The Craven County Schools Child Nutrition Program will provide nutritious meals and a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables for the students of Craven County Schools.


The Craven County School Child Nutrition will provide and maintain safe, nutritious and quality meal services for the students of Craven County Schools.

We believe:

  • In a safe environment.
  • In strategic planning for continuous improvements.
  • Maintaining a 97 or above sanitation standards in all cafeterias.
  • In process improvement based on the analysis of customer driven data.
  • Through continuous improvement of operations we will become more effective and efficient.


Check out the Craven County Schools

Nutrition Association Chapter 

Craven County Schools Nutrition Association  Chapter State Conference

Officers for 2014-2015

Karen Sweatt, BES- President                        Rick Crosby, RBE- President Elect
Sophia Matson, ORE -Vice President         Emily Zachary, HJM- Treasurer
Jill Williams, HMS- Secretary

Meetings – Chapter Meetings – Brinson Elementary

October 16 – 1 hr certification- Garnishing / Merchandising
November 13
December-  Christmas Parade / Party – location TBA
January 15
February- No Meeting – District II – location TBA
March 19  – certification 1 hr
April  23  – certification 1 hr
May- if needed
June 11 -  End of year party – location TBA


Craven County Child Nutrition Services
1822 Hazel Avenue
New Bern, NC 28562
p: 252-514-6360
f: 252-672-7092

Director: Gretchen S. Wilson, SNS
Supervisor: Jill Moreno
Supervisor: Kathryn Payne, MSN
Bookkeeper: Andrea Matthews
Administrative Assistant: Melody Howell
Warehouse Manager: Larry Dutton
Child Nutrition Maintenance: Jay Heck

The following list contains School Name and Child Nutrition Managers.

Child Nutrition School Managers List


“In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender (male or female), age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice).  Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”