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iBites Podcast Episode 10 – Jeffrey Boyce

In iBites Episode 10, Dr. Lewanda Morse has a conversation with Jeffrey Boyce, Coordinator of Archival Services at ICN.

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2019-01-22T11:49:45+00:00January 22nd, 2019|

Now Available! FBG Calculator: A New Feature of the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Interactive Web-Based Tool

On December 20th, FNS released the FBG Calculator as a new feature included with the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs Interactive Web-Based Tool. The FBG Calculator was first created and hosted by the Institute of Child Nutrition, however has now been added to the Food Buying Guide Interactive Web-Based tool to create a […]

2019-01-02T14:23:51+00:00January 2nd, 2019|

S.T.A.R. Info and Testimonials

S.T.A.R. is brand new training and peer to peer mentoring program designed specifically for managers/site-level supervisors. S.T.A.R. stands for Strategies, Training, Action Plans, and Resources. It is designed to help managers develop goals and best practices to improve program administration and operations through unique training, technical assistance, […]

2019-01-14T09:17:14+00:00December 12th, 2018|

Applied Research Division News

ICN’s Applied Research Division (ARD) conducts research and develops resources to assist child nutrition professionals in the successful operation of their programs.Current ARD Research Projects:

Environmental Scan of Student Engagement Practices in Support of Child Nutrition Programs

The results of this project will be used to identify best practice strategies for successfully engaging students in school […]

2018-12-14T15:21:27+00:00December 12th, 2018|

iBites Podcast Episode 09 – Chef Patrick Garmong

In iBites Episode 09, Dr. Lewanda Morse sits down with chef Patrick Garmong, Associate Director Culinary Education and Training, at ICN.

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2018-12-11T10:13:25+00:00December 11th, 2018|

Support Breastfeeding Mothers with Team Nutrition’s Breastfed Babies Welcome Here!

The USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative is pleased to announce the release of Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! resource. Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators can use these materials to communicate ways the child care site supports a mother’s decision to breastfeed her baby. Materials include:

A Mother’s Guide

2018-11-30T15:14:11+00:00November 30th, 2018|

iBites Podcast Episode 08 – Pat Richardson

In iBites Episode 08, Dr. Lewanda Morse sits down with ICN’s Education and Training Specialist, Pat Richardson about a new ICN resource.

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2018-11-16T15:02:16+00:00November 16th, 2018|