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Integrating Local Foods Into Child Nutrition Programs

 

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FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, milk and cheese, whole grain breads and pastas, beans, meats, seafood, and poultry; the opportunities for serving local foods in child nutrition programs are abundant. Not only can local foods span the plate, operators can serve local foods in all types of programs – summer meal programs (Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO)), afterschool and early childhood settings (Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)), snack programs (Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)), and National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP). From childcare to afterschool settings, through the school-year and during summer months, the following steps will help program operators find, buy, and incorporate local foods into any child nutrition program.

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INTEGRATING LOCAL FOODS INTO CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, milk and cheese, whole grain breads and pastas, beans, meats, seafood, and poultry; the opportunities for serving local foods in child nutrition programs are abundant. Not only can local foods span the plate, operators can serve local foods in all types of programs – summer meal programs (Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO)), afterschool and early childhood settings (Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)), snack programs (Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)), and National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP). From childcare to afterschool settings, through the school-year and during summer months, the following steps will help program operators find, buy, and incorporate local foods into any child nutrition program.

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