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Childhood Obesity Prevention & Early Nutrition Education ($)

Receiving nutritious meals early in life, as well as being physically active, is critical to the establishment of positive lifelong habits. Discover how teaching children about healthy eating from a young age can positively impact their cognitive, emotional, and physical development to help prevent childhood obesity.

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A Fresh Perspective: Embracing New Foods ($)

CACFP providers have the ultimate opportunity to introduce unique and healthy foods to children in their care. Learn how adults can create environments where children are receptive to trying new fruits and vegetables. Uncover a fresh perspective to make mealtimes even healthier for children. 1. Identify strategies to expand adults’ mindsets about children’s food preferences. 2. Discover engaging activities to experiment with new foods. 3. Explore resource documents for creative and compliant menu ideas.

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SFSP Overview ($)

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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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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