Two Webinar Wednesdays Dedicated to Food Security

2020-05-11

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Produce in a Pandemic: Providing Children with Fresh Fruits and Vegetables During COVID-19 School Closures
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 2:00 pm ET

Across the country school, nutrition professionals are doing incredible work to ensure children in their communities have access to meals during COVID-19 school closures. Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a balanced meal and a required meal pattern component.

This webinar is made possible through the partnership of the School Nutrition Association and the United Fresh Produce Association. Highlights include how several school nutrition programs are sourcing and serving fresh produce and share how produce companies are working with school nutrition customers and supply chain partners during this unprecedented time.

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COVID-19's Impact on School Nutrition: Emerging Best Practices and Preliminary Research Findings
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 2:00 pm ET

This webinar will provide an overview of research and best practices on feeding school-aged children and adolescents during COVID-19 school closures as a means to prevent food insecurity. The panelists will present on topics such as the financial impact on school nutrition programs and districts, communication between school districts, parents, and students, how large urban districts are providing meals and ensuring safety, and the impact of COVID-19 school closures on food security. All panelists are members of a Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) ad hoc working group that includes academic institutions, advocacy and trade groups such as SNA, and liaisons from CDC and Healthy Eating Research (HER). Learn more here: https://nopren.org/covid19/.

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All Webinars in the COVID-19 Series are FREE to both members and non-members.

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