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Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

This training provides general concepts about the basic foundations of forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. The purpose of this training is to assist stakeholders in identifying key considerations for forecasting for the procurement of [Read more]

2019-02-07T10:34:28+00:00April 18th, 2019|

Procuring Local Foods

The Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs training provides a basic overview of federal procurement principles and covers a host of topics related to sourcing and purchasing local foods.

This training highlights the variety of mechanisms schools can use to purchase local products while staying in accordance with federal procurement regulations, and the many areas within a [Read more]

2018-08-28T12:00:49+00:00March 1st, 2019|

Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

This training provides general concepts about the basic foundations of forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. The purpose of this training is to assist stakeholders in identifying key considerations for forecasting for the procurement of foods in federally funded [Read more]

2018-08-28T11:00:41+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

This training provides general concepts about the basic foundations of forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. The purpose of this training is to assist stakeholders in identifying key considerations for forecasting for the procurement of foods in federally funded [Read more]

2018-08-21T15:39:06+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

This training provides general concepts about the basic foundations of forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. The purpose of this training is to assist stakeholders in identifying key considerations for forecasting for the procurement of foods in federally funded [Read more]

2018-11-05T15:51:45+00:00January 9th, 2019|

Food Purchasing for Child Care

Food Purchasing for Child Care is a key resource for training child care professionals on cost-efficient methods for purchasing food.  This resource reflects good purchasing practices and current federal regulations, and is intended as an overview for child care professionals.

Topics include:

Planning menus

Developing an organized grocery list

Estimating the amount of foods to purchase

Selecting a qualified vendor

Placing orders

2018-08-07T10:56:25+00:00October 16th, 2018|