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Title: Supporting Our Communities Through Covid-19

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, COVID-19

Organization: The Institute of Child Nutrition - Applied Research Division

Summary:

FoodCorps provides an extensive list of resources on their website intended to help school nutrition professionals, educators, families, and community members. Topics covered for school foodservice professionals include personal protection, tips on how districts are feeding students during closures, links to guidelines from organizations such as the USDA and FRAC,

Title: One-Way Halls, Lunch at Desk, Playing Alone. L.A. Schools Could Reopen with Stark Rules

Topic Category:COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Organization: The Institute of Child Nutrition - Applied Research Division

Summary:

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has provided guidelines that provide early insight into changes that California schools could undergo when reopening for the fall. The guidelines were developed with input from county staffers, outside advisors, and representative from 23 county school systems. One county plans to use an

Title: Irene Pawlische Goes from MMSD Cook to Handing Out Meals at Food Sites

Topic Category:COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Organization: The Institute of Child Nutrition - Applied Research Division

Summary:

This article features an interview with lead cook Irene Pawlische regarding her experiences providing food for school children during the Covid-19 pandemic. Pawlische discusses her journey from menu and recipe testing to boots on the ground distribution of meals to children, sometimes wearing costumes to cheer the children up or

Title: School Nutrition Staff Training Webcasts

Topic Category:NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Other Resource Topic, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Other Topic Category : Staff Training

Organization: Iowa Dept of Education

Summary:

School Nutrition Directors can utilize these 10-15 minute webcasts during staff training. The webcasts include hands-on activities and quizzes to assess knowledge gained. In addition, the Facilitator Guide provides links to additional trainings and resources to support the topic.

Title: Louisiana Culinary Skills Training Pre and Post Survey

Topic Category:Menu Planning and Recipes, NSLP - National School Lunch Program

Organization: Louisiana Department of Education

Summary:

This is the pre and post survey we asked participants to complete prior to the Culinary Skills Training and then after the training as well.

Title: Louisiana Culinary Skills Resource Binder

Topic Category:Menu Planning and Recipes, NSLP - National School Lunch Program

Organization: LA Department of Education

Summary:

Through a partnership with Louisiana Department of Education and Louisiana Culinary Institute, we hosted several in-person Culinary Skills Trainings throughout the state, and provided participants with a binder of resources.

Title: Healthy Habits Start Early Toolkit

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, Wellness for Child Care

Organization: Iowa Department of Education

Summary:

This toolkit is a guide for implementing Healthy Habits Start Early, a garden-based nutrition program for home childcare providers and child care centers that supports and improves healthy eating practices. This toolkit includes menu ideas, Iowa gardening tips, parent engagement tools, progress tracking tools, and advice for safely adapting to

Title: CACFP Menu with Best Practices

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, Menu Planning and Recipes

Organization: Iowa Department of Education

Summary:

This resource provides recipes to prepare healthy and delicious meals that meet meal pattern requirements and the optional best practices to further improve nutritional quality of the meal served.

Title: Feeding Kids When Schools Are Closed Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, COVID-19, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program, SSO - Seamless Summer Option

Organization: The Institute of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division

Summary:

USDA is working closely with states and child nutrition program operators to provide nutritious meals and snacks to children, while supporting social distancing efforts related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This document conveys information about the child nutrition program meal service options available during the public health emergency.

Title: Child Nutrition Program Meal Service During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program

Organization: The Institute of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division

Summary:

The coronavirus pandemic presents unique challenges that may make it difficult for child nutrition program operators to provide meals and snacks directly to the eligible child or adult in their care. This document conveys information, tips, and best practices to consider when allowing local program operators to distribute meals and

Title: Kansas DOE – Pandemic Response SOP

Topic Category:COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Organization: The Institute of Child Nutrition Applied Research Division

Summary:

The purpose of this standard operating procedure is to prepare for pandemic incidents involving child nutrition program staff and child nutrition program services. This procedure should be implemented to safely and properly respond to pandemic incidents, some of which may involve school closures.

Title: MyPlate Bingo Cards

Topic Category:NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Education

Organization: Iowa Dept of Education

Summary:

This set of BINGO card includes ways to incorporate nutrition and physical activity into the classroom on a monthly basis. As a class, review the BINGO card at the beginning of each month as a way to set goals related to wellness in the classroom. Brainstorm additional ideas to fill

Title: MyPlate Lessons 3rd and 4th Grade

Topic Category:NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Education

Organization: Iowa Dept of Education

Summary:

These lessons are based on the USDA's Team Nutrition Serving Up MyPlate Curriculum that introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of hands-on activities. They have been condensed to be delivered in a 30 minute sessions.

Title: Fall Reopening Checklist

Topic Category:COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Organization: Texas Department of Agriculture

Summary:

This checklist provides child nutrition directors a starting point for asking questions/making decisions on meal service, food, scheduling, staffing, service model areas, food preparation, point of sale, menus, equipment, supplies, accountability and communication in planning for the 2020-2021 school year.

Title: Fall Meal Service Considerations

Topic Category:COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Organization: Texas Department of Agriculture

Summary:

Before the academic year begins, school nutrition leaders will have to decide how to serve meals in new ways that account for social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic. The following considerations can be discussed with your superintendent and business officials when determining the best meal service model for your school

Title: Providing Bulk Meals

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, COVID-19

Organization: Texas Department of Agriculture

Summary:

The "Providing Bulk Meals" Handout provides the number of servings per common food items found in the grocery stores.

Title: Transitional Menu Planning Tool

Topic Category:COVID-19, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program

Organization: Texas Department of Agriculture

Summary:

The Transitional Menu Planning Tool provides a guide to local program operators for planning their fall 2020 menu. The tool encourages operators to plan one menu that can be used for various service methods including cafeteria service, kiosk/grab and go service, and classroom service. This planning tool includes menu planning

Title: Harvest of the Month Beef Video

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, FFVP - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Education, Other Nutrition Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program

Organization: Montana Team Nutrition, Office of Public Instruction

Summary:

This video features beef, one of the Montana Harvest of the Month foods! For more information about Montana Harvest of the Month visit: http://www.montana.edu/mtharvestofthemonth/ . This material was partially developed through a FY 2016 TNTG.

Title: Harvest of the Month Kale Video

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, FFVP - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Education, Other Nutrition Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program

Organization: Montana Team Nutrition, Office of Public Instruction

Summary:

This video features Kale, one of the Montana Harvest of the Month foods! For more information about Montana Harvest of the Month visit: http://www.montana.edu/mtharvestofthemonth/ . This material was partially developed through a FY 2016 TNTG.

Title: 2019 SNEB Poster: SD Team Nutrition- Increasing Access to Healthier Food Options

Topic Category:NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Other Resource Topic, SBP - School Breakfast Program, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program

Other Topic Category : Local School Wellness & Nutrition Education

Organization: SDSU Extension

Summary:

This posters provides an overview of the 2016-2019 TNTG activities from South Dakota, including Smarter Lunchrooms, Power Chef Challenge, and the South Dakota Farm to School Guidebook.

Title: 2017 SNEB Team Nutrition Poster: SD Team Nutrition- Farmers Grow MyPlate & Power Chef Challenge

Topic Category:NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Education, Other Nutrition Program, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program

Organization: SDSU Extension

Summary:

This poster provides information and a link to download the Farmer's Grow MyPlate curriculum developed for k-4th grades in a classroom, summer or after-school setting. It also introduces the Power Chef Challenge activities that provide culinary and nutrition education training to school nutrition professionals, elementary and middle school students in

Title: 2016 SNEB Team Nutrition Poster: SD Team Nutrition - PhotoVoice & Farmer's Grow MyPlate

Topic Category:Local School Wellness, NSLP - National School Lunch Program

Organization: SDSU Extension

Summary:

This poster provides an overview of the PhotoVoice and Farmer's Grow MyPlate activities that were developed for students in grades 7-12 and k-4. The objective of these activities were to engage students in assessing the school lunchroom environment as well as to increase their nutrition knowledge and willingness to try

Title: CACFP Menu Checklist with Best Practices

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, Menu Planning and Recipes

Organization: Iowa Department of Education

Summary:

The CACFP Menu Checklist with Best Practices can be used by childcare centers and home providers to make sure their menus are in compliance with the CACFP meal pattern and optional Best Practices. Menu planning tips along with links to Iowa's CACFP New Meal Pattern Menu with Best Practices and

Title: Harvest of the Month Outcomes Poster at 2019 SNA’s Annual Nutrition Conference

Topic Category:CACFP - Child and Adult Care Food Programs, FFVP - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Education, Other Nutrition Program, SBP - School Breakfast Program, SFSP - Summer Food Service Program, SSO - Seamless Summer Option

Organization: Montana Team Nutrition, Office of Public Instruction

Summary:

A Montana Harvest of the Month poster showcasing the program and how it works. This poster was presented at SNA's Annual Nutrition Conference. This material was partially developed through a FY 2016 TNTG.

Title: Smarter Lunchroom Initiative Power Point

Topic Category:NSLP - National School Lunch Program, Other Resource Topic

Other Topic Category : Smarter Lunchrooms

Organization: Montana Team Nutrition, Office of Public Instruction

Summary:

A PowerPoint presentation introducing simple and successful techniques used in Montana School lunchrooms to improve customer service, promote healthy choices, and decrease food waste; discover equipment tips and service line tricks to make the healthy choice the eye-appealing choice.