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April 22-26, 2024

Orlando, Florida

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Financial Management Track | CEU Specialty 5 | Beginner

Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs

From beef and bison in Montana to apples in Michigan and radishes in Rhode Island, local foods are on the menu for children across the country. Local procurement not only supports increasing economic opportunities for local farmers, but also helps child care institutions incorporate wholesome local foods into program meals and encourage children to make healthy food choices.

  1. Learn how local foods can meet meal pattern requirements.
  2. Understand what is required when purchasing local foods.
  3. Get resources for procuring local foods.

Presented by

Melissa Daigle-Katz Web

Melissa Daigle Katz, MPH

Lead Program Analyst, USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Lissa Ong 2024 Web

Lissa Ong, MPH, RDN

Farm to School Specialist, USDA Food and Nutrition Service

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