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The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 02 – Patrick Durgan

In Episode 2 of The Mixup, Patrick Garmong, Associate Director of Culinary Education and Training at ICN interviews Patrick Durgan, Excecutive Chef and Director of Food Services Bellingham Public Schools with the Good Food Project.

2020-05-07T09:17:04-05:00May 5th, 2020|

The Mix Up Podcast – Episode 01 – Becca Polson

Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Mix Up Podcast. Patrick Garmong, Associate Director of Culinary Education and Training at ICN interviews child nutrition chefs from around the country to take you inside their kitchens and see how they are inspiring child nutrition.

2020-04-29T08:42:22-05:00April 28th, 2020|

A Meeting of the Summer Food Service Program Exploratory Task Force

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 [Read More]

2020-02-20T16:12:33-06:00February 20th, 2020|

iBites Podcast Episode 19 – Top 10 Unknowns of CACFP

Welcome to iBites! The ICN podcast.

This episode of iBites continues the institute’s focus on the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Host Dr. Lewanda Morse is joined by ICN ET Specialists Lutina Cochran and Heather Burkhead.

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2020-04-01T09:49:32-05:00January 21st, 2020|

iBites Podcast Episode 18 – Joan Shorter

We continue our Leadership Series with special guest Joan Shorter, Director, Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland

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2019-12-20T11:18:37-06:00December 20th, 2019|

Celebrating our 30th Anniversary

A year of celebration of the rich 30 year history of the Institute of Child Nutrition culminated in a reception held during the National Advisory Council (NAC) meeting November 13, 2019.

The University of Mississippi’s new Chancellor, Dr. Glenn Boyce, gave a keynote speech on the importance of the Institute to the University and to the [Read More]

2019-12-18T15:46:31-06:00December 13th, 2019|

ICN 30th Anniversary Celebration

In conjunction with our 2019 National Advisory Council Meeting (NAC), ICN hosted a 30th Anniversary Celebration to reflect on the accomplishments of the Institute, and look forward to our continuing mission of serving child nutrition professionals. We were honored to welcome dignitaries from the University of Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi, United States Department of [Read More]

2019-12-18T17:01:11-06:00December 12th, 2019|

October 29-31, 1992. Senator Bob Dole addressed the Institute’s 1st Nutrition Management for Children with Special Needs Conference in Kansas City, MO.

“Two of the policy areas that I care most about are child nutrition and disability issues,” said Senator Bob Dole in an address to the National Food Service Management Institute’s first Nutrition Management for Children with Special Needs in Child Nutrition Programs workshop held October 29-31, 1992 at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, [Read More]

2019-10-31T09:28:01-05:00October 29th, 2019|

30th Anniversary

Technology, means of communication, and many other things have changed, but the mission remains the same. Visit the 30th Anniversary Page to view a clip from a 2003 promotional video, Appreciating the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future. The video highlights the services, trainings, and free resources available to child nutrition specialists [Read More]

2019-09-18T11:11:33-05:00September 17th, 2019|