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April 10-14, 2023

San Diego, California

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Program Spotlight Track | CEU Specialty 2

Innovative Strategies to Connect CACFP and Farm to ECE

What is farm to early care and education, and how can this program help achieve best practices in CACFP and support healthy environments? Learn how a national grant has helped foster connections between these two programs in Colorado and Iowa at the state and community level through innovative strategies.

  1. Identify the three core elements of farm to ECE.
  2. Understand the natural overlap between farm to ECE and CACFP.
  3. Discover strategies states and communities can use to build sustainable connections.

Presented by

Sophia Riemer Web

Sophia Riemer, MPH, RDN

Farm to ECE Associate, National Farm to School Network

Brittany Martens Web

Brittany Martens, MPH

Farm to Colorado Specialist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Chelsea Krist Web

Chelsea Krist

Farm to School Program Coordinator, Iowa State University Extension

Krista Smith Web

Krista Smith

Farm to ECE Coordinator, Iowa State University Extension

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