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Mealtime Memo – February 2021

Share the Love of Good Nutrition

This month, everything is coming up hearts. Let’s extend that heartwarming notion to our kitchens, food, and the children and families we serve. You are in a unique position to provide children with opportunities to learn and practice healthy eating behaviors.

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2021-04-12T17:11:46-05:00February 1st, 2021|

Mealtime Memo – January 2021

Happy New Year: Let’s Start Fresh!

The New Year is a great time to turn the page. It’s a time for fresh ideas too. Let’s start this year with enthusiasm for a new start and fresh ideas for providing meals and snacks through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). ICN would like to extend [Read More]

2021-04-12T16:53:03-05:00January 5th, 2021|

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 06 – Michelle Poirier

Chef Patrick chats with Michelle Poirier, Supervisor of Central Kitchen Production for the Palm Springs Unified School District. Join them as Michelle discusses how her team has navigated the new school year. She also discusses how her team has been accommodating meal needs for children with disabilities.

2020-11-10T14:16:18-06:00November 10th, 2020|

Institute of Child Nutrition Adapts to Continue Training

OXFORD, Miss. – The Institute of Child Nutrition, part of the School of Applied Sciences at the University of Mississippi, has transitioned to offer extensive virtual services so it can continue supporting child nutrition professionals across the country.

Historically, one of ICN’s largest outreach [Read More]

2020-11-09T16:53:48-06:00November 9th, 2020|

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 05 – Vince Caguin

In Episode 5 of The Mixup, Chef Patrick chats with Vince Caguin, Director of the Natomas Unified School District. Join them as Vince discusses the strategies he is using to lead his team into the new school year.

2020-09-29T10:37:51-05:00September 29th, 2020|

Impromptu Minneapolis School Food Drive Brings 29,000 Bags of Food Thedad.com

Author Mark Chalifoux

Some areas of the city of Minneapolis quickly became a food desert amidst an ongoing Covid-19 pandemic coupled with recent protests. With many grocery stores looted, damaged, or closed to deter rioters, many in the community were left without access to groceries.  When Sanford Middle School hosted a food drive to help feed [Read More]

2020-06-19T12:38:53-05:00June 19th, 2020|

Dothan School Officials Roll Out First Food Bus with Hopes to Feed Hundreds of Children Dothan Eagle, June 15, 2020

Author Sable Riley

The goal of feeding more children over summer break became a reality for Dothan City’s nutrition program on Monday when they launched the school’s first food bus to assist in feeding children during the Covid-19 pandemic. The bus is retrofitted to temporarily store food and serve meals to eight different locations. The bus [Read More]

2020-06-19T12:35:13-05:00June 15th, 2020|

Forum: Demand Jumps for School-Supplied Food Record Eagle, June 13, 2020

Author Diane Conners

School staff in west Michigan are petitioning lawmakers to restore and expand a program called 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms, because the program helps schools purchase locally grown produce, which would help schools accommodate for increased demand in meals for children due to the Covid 19 pandemic. A food [Read More]

2020-06-19T12:31:55-05:00June 13th, 2020|

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 04 – Kevin Frank

In Episode 4 of The Mixup, Patrick Garmong, Associate Director of Culinary Education and Training at ICN interviews Kevin Frank, Chef and Assistant Director of Detroit Public Schools.

2020-06-01T14:34:44-05:00June 1st, 2020|
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