The New York State Education Department (SED), Office of Child Nutrition Program Administration, will host a series of live webinars in October and November to cover the following topics:
January 5, 2023 - Local Food for Schools Cooperative Agreement Program (LFS)
January 26, 2023- Fiscal Management
Trainings available: September 29, 2022 - December 9, 2022
There are topics available for school nutrition professionals and Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) operators. Many topics are scheduled for new child nutrition directors and the list also includes lessons from Introduction to School Nutrition Leadership (ISNL).
The New York State Education Department (SED) and Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) will host a live webinar on January 5, 2023, on the Local Food for Schools Cooperative Agreement Program (LFS). This webinar will include a general overview of LFS application and program requirements, funding and how CCE will assist schools to identify local producers and complete LFS activities.
SED will subaward up to $11,891,161 to eligible School Food Authorities (SFAs) for the purchase of unprocessed or minimally processed domestic, locally grown foods from local producers, small businesses, and socially disadvantaged farmers/producers through the LFS. Please refer to memo Local Food for Schools Cooperative Agreement Program for more information about this grant opportunity.
This webinar will be recorded and available from the Child Nutrition website for future viewing.
The New York State Education Department (SED), Office of Child Nutrition Program Administration, will host a series of live webinars in January to cover the following topics: Listed Here
**January 26, 2023- Fiscal Management
You are welcome to submit questions on these topics prior to each webinar to CNTraining@NYSED.gov.
No Kid Hungry New York is announcing a new grant opportunity to help expand access to meals for kids in New York. This grant opportunity will provide funding to school districts to maximize federal child nutrition programs to ensure children and families have access to healthy meals at school and at home during the school year and/or summer months. No Kid Hungry knows that school districts play an essential role in ensuring students receive nutritious meals to learn, grow, and thrive to reach their full potential.