The Nutrition Policy Institute is offering a free online training with curriculum based on technical assistance we’ve provided to over 20 food banks across the U.S. The training is designed for professionals working in the charitable food assistance network, nutritionists, public health professionals, anti-hunger advocates, educators and anyone interested in hunger and health. It covers:
- The benefits for food banks, clients and other stakeholders of having a nutrition policy,
- What a sound food bank nutrition policy looks like,
- Engaging stakeholders in the policy development process to maximize the chances of successful implementation,
- How to be a persuasive advocate for improving nutrition quality of charitable foods, and
- How to address food bank organizational concerns about nutrition policies
This 30-minute, on-demand online training for child care providers is a fun and interactive way to learn about the latest recommendations for healthy beverages for children and help child care providers meet the requirements of the California Healthy Beverages in Child Care Act (AB 2084). Providers outside of California may have similar beverage requirements. All young children, regardless of licensing or Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements, can benefit from consuming healthy beverages. The training is available in both English and Spanish.
These two, 1-hour, on-demand online trainings are a fun and interactive way to learn about the latest recommendations for feeding infants and toddlers. The audience for these two trainings is Family Child Care Home Providers. The trainings include videos, short quizzes, and activities. The trainings are available in both English and Spanish.
These brief—less than 60-seconds—videos can be used by early childhood nutrition educators to demonstrate several key evidence-based recommendations for what and how to feed infants and toddlers in Family Child Care Homes. The recommendations were developed by child care and nutrition experts. The videos are available in both English and Spanish.