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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

2018-05-21T14:03:19-05:00August 6th, 2018|

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.

2018-05-21T13:51:04-05:00August 1st, 2018|

Family Child Care Fundamentals

Family Child Care Professionals are essential to early childhood education.  Many young children and their families rely on their skills and expertise for providing the best care and educational services in a home-style environment.  In addition, they rely on family child care providers to foster healthy environments promoting overall health and wellness in child care.  […]

2018-05-17T16:52:21-05:00June 23rd, 2018|

Applied Research Division News

ICN’s Applied Research Division (ARD) conducts research and develops resources to assist child nutrition professionals in the successful operation of their programs. In the first quarter, ARD staff provided learning sessions, webinars, and presentations for several events.

1. Dr. Keith Rushing presented a learning session: Essential Key Performance Indicators for School Nutrition Success at TASBO’s […]

2018-05-04T10:57:26-05:00May 4th, 2018|