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Age-Defying Flavors: Recipes for Older Adults

May is Older Americans Month and we’re celebrating the invaluable contributions of the older adult members within our community. Join us to discover how to adapt CACFP recipes to align with the changing needs and tastes of older adults. Gain insights into modifying recipes to cater to their distinct taste profiles and nutritional needs, ensuring meals that are both satisfying and health-supportive for our revered community members.

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Family Style Dining: Conversations Around the Table

Encourage young ones to share their thoughts and stories as they gather around the dining table- family-style. This interactive experience fosters not only healthy eating habits but also helps them learn the art of conversation, where little voices can be heard and cherished. Receive tips on how to make family-style dining kid-friendly and discover resources to start conversing with children at the table!

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Summer Food Service Program Basics ($)

Don’t know what SFSP even means? Are you brand new to child nutrition food programs? Do you run one program and are thinking about sponsoring another? Learn how this food program provides healthy food access for children in child care, afterschool, out-of-school time and during summer.

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Sponsoring Summer Food: Keys to Financial Management ($)

You’re already working the food program and are ready to expand to summer feeding. Hear about best practices to ensure proper internal controls for successful financial management and mitigate high risk program areas. Identify key SFSP Financial Management Requirements. Discover strategies for existing programs to include SFSP. Acquire best practices to prevent common internal control weaknesses.

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Rural, Non-Congregate Summer Food Service: Policy Update and Best Practices ($)

When school ends and summer begins, students who live in rural areas often experience food insecurity and sometimes have no access to healthy foods at all. Schools or parks may be up to an hour or more away from where they live and parents or caregivers simply can’t get them to SFSP sites. Learn how real programs adopted this meal service option for rural areas to better serve their community and feed hungry kids. We’ll also cover an overview of the latest policy updates, such as the recently released Interim Rule for Non-Congregate Feeding option.

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Transitioning to Solid Foods: Safe Approaches for Infant Feeding Styles ($)

The internet is abuzz with various approaches to introducing solid foods to infants, but which methods are the safest? Understand the distinctions between feeding styles, such as conventional or baby led weaning. Gain insights into how to ensure the safety of the foods you offer, implement responsive feeding practices, and prevent choking hazards.

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