Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

(4-hour training) General concepts about basic forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs are covered during this session. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. Key topic areas:

  • Stakeholders’ responsibilities and expectations
  • How menus determine goods and services that must be competitively procured
  • Inventory management, product movement, [Read More]
2020-01-07T10:37:29-06:00March 4th, 2020|

Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs

(option for 4-hour, 6-hour or 8-hour training sessions) This training session is basic overview of federal procurement principles covering a host of topics related to sourcing and purchasing local foods. This training highlights the variety of methods schools can use to purchase local products while staying in accordance with federal procurement regulations and the many [Read More]

2020-01-07T12:12:05-06:00February 18th, 2020|

Forecasting the Procurement of Local 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]

2019-11-12T11:43:51-06:00January 31st, 2020|

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]

2019-12-02T12:19:18-06:00January 21st, 2020|

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]

2019-10-25T11:14:57-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Procurement of Foods: Cooperative Purchasing Groups

Cooperative purchasing groups are entities formed through an agreement between school food authorities (SFAs) and may include Child Nutrition Programs (CNPs) State agencies to increase purchasing power. This agreement between Program operators is not a method of procurement, rather an agreement to competitively procure goods and services.

2019-12-02T11:58:08-06:00January 11th, 2020|

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]

2019-08-09T10:30:31-05:00October 11th, 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]

2019-08-09T10:39:54-05:00October 11th, 2019|

Forecasting the Procurement of Foods

(4-hour training) General concepts about basic forecasting for the procurement of foods in Child Nutrition Programs are covered during this session. This training does not discuss federal regulations pertaining to the procurement system. Key topic areas:

  • Stakeholders’ responsibilities and expectations
  • How menus determine goods and services that must be competitively procured
  • Inventory management, product movement, [Read More]
2020-01-07T10:49:08-06:00October 9th, 2019|