School Nutrition Programs

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Child and Adult Care Food Programs

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Face-to-Face Training

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ICN Resources

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Child Nutrition Archives

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Applied Research

Research reports and ICN Insights

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Child Nutrition Sharing Site

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Child Nutrition Recipe Box

Child Nutrition Recipe Box

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School Nutrition STAR Webinar Series

This series will feature school districts that have implemented creative strategies and best practices for common school nutrition topics as well as allied organizations which develop and offer free resources to support school nutrition programs.

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ICN Podcasts

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ABOUT THE ICN

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN), part of the School of Applied Sciences at The University of Mississippi, is the only federally funded national center dedicated to applied research, education and training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs. The Institute was established by Congress in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 1989.

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ICN NEWS

Education Department Amplifies USDA Expansion of SNAP Benefits to Help Students Pursuing Postsecondary Education During Pandemic

February 23rd, 2021|

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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/23/2021

This press release was originally published on the Department of Education website.

February 23, 2021 – As part of its ongoing efforts to ease the economic burden on millions of Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Education—in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)—issued guidance to postsecondary institutions to inform them about temporarily expanded Supplemental [Read More]

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The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 08 – Aaron Smith

February 23rd, 2021|

Chef Patrick chats with Aaron Smith, Director of the Seattle Public School District. Join them as Aaron discusses how Seattle Public Schools has been serving students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FACT SHEET: Update on USDA Activities to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 17th, 2021|

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0028.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/17/2021
USDA Deploys 301 Disaster, Public Health Specialists to Assist with Federal Response

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2021 — In January 2021, President Biden released the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan is driven by science, data, and public health to improve the effectiveness of our nation’s fight against COVID-19 and to restore trust, accountability [Read More]

USDA Ready to Assist Farmers, Ranchers and Communities Affected by Winter Storms

February 17th, 2021|

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0027.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/17/2021

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the recent winter storms that USDA has programs that provide assistance. USDA staff in the regional, state and county offices are prepared with a variety of program flexibilities and other assistance to residents, agricultural producers and impacted [Read More]

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