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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

  • The Mix Up Podcast

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 03 – Jennifer Devivo

May 19th, 2020|

In Episode 3 of The Mixup, Patrick Garmong, Associate Director of Culinary Education and Training at ICN interviews Jennifer Devivo, Executive Chef and Director of Up-Island Schools

  • Group photograph of the Summer Food Service Program Exploratory Task Force. The group met at ICN on February 19-20, 2020.

A Meeting of the Summer Food Service Program Exploratory Task Force

February 20th, 2020|

The Summer Food Service Program Exploratory Task Force met on February 19-20, 2020 at the Institute of Child Nutrition.

Purpose:
To provide recommendations to the ICN on the development of a series of educational resources (e.g., fact sheets, tip sheets, resource guides, webinars, videos, and/or posters) that further educate Summer Food Service Programs on best practices that improve their program implementation.

Background:
The SFSP ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.  SFSPs rely on innovation and collaboration to reach children who need good nutrition when school [Read More]

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