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  • 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 […]

iBites Podcast Episode 19 – CACFP – Institute of Child Nutrition

January 21st, 2020|

Welcome to iBites! The ICN podcast.

From the iBites archive, our host, Dr. Lewanda Morse, discusses the Child and Adult Care Food Program with Lutina Cochran, Education and Training Specialist at ICN.

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