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Community of Practice: Emergency Food Service - Shared screen with speaker view
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
12:49
Welcome! Please introduce yourself by sharing your name, position and where you work. What is one way you are planning to incorporate fresh produce on your fall menus?
Debra Garza
13:19
Debra Garza
Melinda Nguyen
13:23
Melinda Nguyen, nutrition specialist - i'm hoping to pass the info along
Christina Hecht
13:29
Good morning! Christina Hecht from UC Nutrition Policy Institute
Abby Halperin
13:31
Good Morning! Abby Halperin, Assessment and Grants Manager for the Center for Ecoliteracy.
Amber Stott
13:33
Amber Stott, CEO at Food Literacy Center. Fall: still planning.
Ashley Jowell
13:43
Hello! Ashley Jowell from Stanford University School of Medicine
Irma Medina
13:45
Good morning!
Lee Kouski
13:46
Hi, Dale Kehr, Extension Educator working with schools in two counties
Sally Spero
13:49
Sally Spero Lakeside. Watermelon!
Hollie Hillard
13:51
Hollie Hillard, Sand Creek Elementary, Michigan- Kitchen Manager
Debra Garza
13:53
Nutrition director. Hoping this fall with produce
Susan Delgado
13:53
Susan Delgado, Nutrition Services Director - Mountain View School District
Rosa Rubio
13:54
Rosa Rubio from Calistoga JUSD FALL: still wondering how to serve meals :-D
Lee Kouski
13:55
Lee Kouski Program Coordinator at University of Illinois Extension Unit 3
sharon Hagen
13:58
Sharon Hagen from Arkansas DHS, Trainer.
Laura Bullene Jacobo
13:59
Happy Thursday! Laura from Woodlake in Central Cal. Working with our school farm on providing produce. We just received some beautiful plums from them!
Rosa Estrella
14:01
Good Morning, I am Rosa Estrella Director of Nutrition Services for Baldwin Park Unified
Lauren Blacker
14:01
Morning! Lauren Blacker, Research Coordinator, Stanford Pediatrics
Nora Stewart
14:06
Natalie Lareau, program assistant at CHIP
Fausat Rahman-Davies
14:07
Fausat, Lead Agent (Senior Director) from Rialto Nutrition.
Kari Johnson
14:08
Kari Johnson - Lunch at the Library program.
Barbara Hughes
14:08
Barbara Hughes, County of SD HHSA, Nutrition Policy Advisor
Sara Deulofeu
14:08
Hello Sara with Da Vinci Schools
Nicole Meschi
14:11
Nicole Meschi, Director of Studnet Nutrition, Cupertino Union SD
lana pearce
14:13
Lana Pearce, Director of Food & Nutrition with Prince George County Schools. We use fresh produce every day.
Nora Stewart
14:14
Nora Stewart with CHIP's Farm to Institution Center in San Diego. Hoping to connect our school districts with produce from our local farmers!
Nicole Hite
14:17
Good Morning! Nicole Hite, Nutrition Services Operations Supervisor at San Dieguito UHSD
Meghan Maroney
14:22
Meghan Maroney, Center for Science in the Public Interest
Melissa Summarsell
14:22
Melissa Summarsell, Director of Child Nutrition, ResponsiveEd
Jennifer Parenteau
14:22
Jennifer Parenteau, Oregon Dept of Education School Nutrition Programs
Leslie Pring
14:24
Leslie Pring, Director of Nutrition Services, Twin Rivers USD ( Sacramento). We will be including fresh produce with every meal, continuing with our Fresh Harvest program that highlights CA items each month and FFVP programs at 20 sites.
Irma Medina
14:24
Irma MEdina, Nutrition Specialist, HSGD
Emma Finn
14:24
Emma Finn with Friends of the Earth's Climate-Friendly School Food Program; Hoping to share information/resources!
Lena Agee
14:29
Lena Agee, Director of Food and Nutrition, Manhattan Beach USD
Deirdre Kleske
14:37
Deirdre Kleske, County of San Diego HHSA
Mary Fell
14:39
Good morning everyone, my name is Mary Fell Director at Pleasanton Unified School District
Michael Jochner
14:42
Greetings from Morgan Hill Unified
Amanda Tutor
14:42
Amanda - FSD - School district of Ashland - WISCONSIN!
Wendy Castro-Harris
14:52
Hi all! Wendy Castro-Harris, Director of Nutrition at Better 4 You Meals. We will continue to serve fresh produce in all of our menus. Right now we're serving all kinds of stone fruits (peaches, nectarines, plums)
Nicole Augustine
14:52
Nikki Augustine, RD Program Coordinator, Washington Elementary School District. Phoenix, AZ
Adam Kesselman
14:52
Hello! Adam Kesselman, Executive Director, Center for Ecoliteracy
Kendra Cooper
15:00
Kendra Cooper WCUD#15- IL
Shonika Kwarteng, RD, LD
15:00
Good morning! Shonika Kwarteng, RD, LD. I'm the Child Nutrition Director for Head Start of Greater Dallas in Dallas, Tx.
Tammy Snider
15:03
Tammy Snider, ZMS Food Service Manager, Indiana.
Erin Primer I San Luis Coastal Unified Director of Food Service
15:11
Good morning! Erin Primer here San Luis Coastal Unified - planning on featuing local produce in entrees and side items! First feture will be local watermelon!
Cindy Worthington
15:15
Cindy Worthington, McCabe school district, Imperial County, planning getting ideas.
Marc Milton
15:17
Marc Milton, Director of Food Service, Downey USD. Fresh produce: not sure...plans are still in development
Geri Lorenzana
15:29
Geri Lorenzana, Nutrition Specialist, Mountain View SD
TRACY DIXON
15:30
Tracy Dixon, Dir of Nutrition Services, Richland One School District in Columbia SC. Utilizing fresh produce boxes for week's worth of meals to our families!!
Charles Douglas
15:31
Charles Douglas-Rocklin USD; Nutrition Service Director.
Laura Howe
15:33
Good morning! I'm Laura Howe with Manteca Unified- we are doing breakfast and lunch in the classroom at all grade levels. We will serve fresh fruits and vegetables as sides, but I am looking for ways to keep a variety when serving this style.
sharon Hagen
15:49
Arkansas DHS, CACFP Trainer
Dawn Ahlers
15:54
Dawn Ahlers, Food Services Business Operations Supervisor at SDUSD
Colleen Robinson
16:51
Colleen Robinson from SDUSD Food & Nutrition Services
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
17:04
*oops professional standards are missing from the slides. Will send in email!
Kathleen Cole
17:14
Kathleen Cole, Director Nutrition Services, from Torrance USD
Brook Stephenson
17:28
Brook Stephenson-FSD-Santa Maria Joint Union HSD
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition
17:29
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition / Hunger Free Kids Manager
Dr. Robert Lewis
18:20
Dr. Robert Lewis, CEO, Santa Clarita Valley SFSA
Krysta Williams | Center for Ecoliteracy
18:23
Good Morning everyone, this is Krysta Williams from Center for Ecoliteracy. I’m excited about watermelon right now!
Jessica Soldavini
18:37
Jessica Soldavini, Carolina Hunger Initiative and No Kid Hungry NC
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
18:39
Jennifer McNeil - LunchAssist. Excited for many schools that are serving farm to school produce during this fall!
Nora Stewart
21:15
So exciting! Can you please share the link in the chat for schools to apply for funding?
Abby Halperin
22:07
Link to apply to the COVID-19 Application for Disaster Relief Reimbursement: https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/disasterreliefreimburse.asp
Nora Stewart
22:16
Thank you Abby!
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
22:18
Thank you Abby!
Sally Spero
22:52
Also area eligibility waiver
Carolyn Vega
23:15
We need waivers extended for SFSP/SSO to be ready for unanticipated closures.
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
23:29
^yes
Christina Hecht
23:32
Yes! Agree with Carolyn.
Leslie Pring
24:51
even with CEP it will pose issues, many families have become use to getting meals for kids under 18 ! how do we have a process that will ensure its our students and prevents double dipping say they have multiple kids at different sites in the district?
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition
25:17
Universal Free Meals. Need it. Now.
Carolyn Vega
25:30
^Yes, Leslie! I'm curious how many districts have a POS system that would allow for tracking kids across the district in real time.
Michael Jochner
26:29
Titan can track in real time.
Jennifer Marrone
26:43
I feel that some kind of sign up in advance can help. Especially if one day of meal pick up is available.
Dr. Robert Lewis
26:51
I agreew= with Leslie
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
28:10
www.eatreal.org
Debbi Dodson
33:45
Are you going to try to recycle any of that packaging?
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
34:23
Hi Everyone, feel free to pop questions/comments into the chat box and we will circle back around to the questions during the discussion section!
Anna Severns
35:02
Dominic, how are you handling 'consume by' dates on the frozen meal that you are producing? what documentation will you be sending home with meals?
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
36:41
Looks beautiful!
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
37:29
Dominic — sharing your note here on consume by dates: We are placing manufacturing date on each of the cases we are packing. We are developing heating instructions we will email our families and place on our website.
Michael Jochner
38:11
BottleBox Packaging (PR Paper) is a great container made from recycled plastic bottles.
Michael Jochner
38:14
https://www.thebottlebox.com/
Adam Kesselman
38:17
How are people rethinking packaging from a sustainability and marketing perspective?
Jennifer Parenteau
40:26
Would someone please define "speed scratch cooking" & what recipes are being used? USDA's?
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
42:00
Jennifer, speed scratch often integrates some pre-made and some fresh, but I’l let folks chime in about what that means for their district :D
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
43:22
There are lots of great recipe resources.. we have some at Center for Ecoliteracy. Chef Ann Foundation has some wonderful recipes. USDA has many, too. We’re working on putting together some recipe ideas given how operations will be going next year.
Michael Jochner
43:33
(Speed Scratch) Baja Fish Taco = Trident baja fish sticks, fresh coleslaw mix, dressing, chipotle mayo, flour tortilla
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
43:52
^ yum
Ed Burke
44:04
Chef Ann Foundation has some pretty rad recipes. We highly recommend checking them out.
Anna Severns
45:18
circling back to POS question for onsite meals - are you advocating for cohorts coming to cafeteria to pickup meals or delivering directly to classrooms? if delivering, how would you handle POS and prof. training standards for teachers potentially distributing?
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
45:19
I really like that “Speed Scratch” offers flexibility and middle ground for programs that want to move away from 100% IW, but cannot feasibly make everything from scratch.
Elizabeth Vaughan
46:27
Thanks for sharing Erin. I can't wait to eat this Thai Basil LENTIL BURGER!!
Michael Jochner
46:30
Humane Society has great recipes too!
Michael Jochner
46:32
https://www.humanesociety.org/sites/default/files/docs/plant-based-meals-guide.pdf
Christina Hecht
46:49
Wow!
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
46:57
This looks so good! I would have transferred out of Cal Poly to go to your schools in SLO and eat this!
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition
47:06
YES!!! Turn students into chefs and turn those chefs into influencers!
Deirdre Kleske
47:11
Such a great idea, Erin!
Jennifer Parenteau
47:12
would you please share the Thai Basil Lentil burger recipe....
Adam Kesselman
47:19
BRAVO Erin!
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
48:39
Well-said, Erin! There’s been so much progress with school food and farm to school — now we are disaster proofing it for any additional challenges ahead :) We can do it!
Dr. Robert Lewis
48:51
We became more flexible as an organization.
Wendy Castro-Harris
52:53
Erin, Vince, Dominica - You all are AWESOME!
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition
53:30
AMEN!
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
54:49
Preach, Erin!!!
Erica Lee
55:12
This is so spot on Erin!!!
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
55:50
“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”- Former Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel
Debbi Dodson
56:24
A great quote Jen!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
56:27
You are all SO INSPIRING
Deirdre Kleske
59:19
I agree Mickinzie, I've got tears in my eyes! :)
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition
59:49
Alright. I just want you three in charge of the entire federal government.
Nora Stewart
01:00:00
I feel SO inspired from this call. Thank you for ALL that each of you do!
Amanda Mascia / San Diego Hunger Coalition
01:00:26
I needed to hear Americans rising up and serving in this way. Thank you. THIS is who we are. So inspired.
Elizabeth Vaughan
01:00:38
Hi all - here is an online link for the Thai Basil Lentil Burger Erin is using https://bit.ly/38JrFOw. Friends of the Earth can send you marketing materials if you decide to serve it! Feel free to email at evaughan@foe.org
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:01:21
Thanks, Elizabeth! I want to make this for dinner haha!
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:02:11
Agreed, Amanda! The child nutrition community’s strength and leadership has been an ongoing source of inspiration and optimism :)
Sandy Curwood
01:06:20
Thank you all for your great ideas and inspiration!
Susan Delgado- Mt View SD
01:06:23
Excellent to reinforce the roll of Nutrition Services with the COVID solution. Thank you for sharing the recipe and the encouraging messages of this call.
Lee Kouski
01:06:47
Thank you!
Eric Holliday
01:06:55
Yes, great resources thank you!
Adam Kesselman
01:07:06
Erin, Dominic, Vince, thank you for the inspiration and leadership
Michael Jochner
01:07:19
Thank you all for the inspiration!
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:07:19
Thank you to our panelists, and to everyone for great comments and questions.
Debra Garza
01:07:20
Thank you so much for the ideas!
Fausat Rahman-Davies
01:07:33
Thank you for all the great information. Rialto sends love to all our extended Nutrition Family :)
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:07:36
I think I know what I’m doing with the lentils in my pantry this weekend..
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:07:40
This has been such an inspiring call. We have a few minutes left for some open discussion. Feel free to unmute or type into this box with any stories, questions, or points of discussion. We’d like to hear from you!
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:08:18
Also please share: What is one thing you are going to take away from today’s call?
Michael Jochner
01:08:28
How are districts handing WATER?
Fausat Rahman-Davies
01:09:04
Water is going to be discussed in the town hall meeting on Tuesday.
kristen tekell
01:09:16
Any innovative ideas around how to claim multiday meals at a curbside pick-up model under NSLP (non CEP)
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:09:58
That’s good to know, Fausat! Michael some planning for bottled, or partnership with Path Water. Some have hydration stations and are raising funds for reusable water bottles. Some partnering with local orgs for resusable water bottle donations.
Michael Jochner
01:10:00
CDE townhall? :|
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:10:18
Tuesdays at Two, Michael
Fausat Rahman-Davies
01:10:31
Yes
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:11:11
Hi Everyone: We may go over a few minutes today for q&a — please stay with us as you have time, but no problem if you have to hop off :)
Fausat Rahman-Davies
01:11:12
Classroom distribution
Julie BoarerPitchford
01:11:48
A listserv is coming out today from CDE with the login link and information about the panelists for our next Tuesday@2 Town Hall
fred espinosa
01:11:53
Thank you CEL: Jen, Erin, Vince, Dominic- Excellent work: We are using your worksheets and guidance as we plan as our go to resource.
Laura Howe
01:12:21
We are doing breakfast and lunch in the classroom at all grade levels next year and teachers will roster. Unitized meals. We will make a training video and it will be included with their Keenan training so there is a trail that they have been trained.
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:12:49
*Note: Prof standards training are not required for teachers as they are considered “volunteers” for the program, similar to after school program staff. If you need the exact language we have this from fighting a recent audit finding (that was overturned). Still need to train teachers - but don’t need to track with Prof. Stnds.
Diana Carrillo
01:13:09
can you share more about the google form you use for ordering meals?
Leyla Marandi | Center for Ecoliteracy
01:14:03
We can link the form in the follow up email if helpful :)
Shannon Illingworth
01:14:08
Erin, which software did you try?
Jennifer Parenteau
01:14:15
the Thai Basil Lentil Burger recipe with crediting....please
Diana Carrillo
01:14:40
thank you!
Diana Carrillo
01:14:46
will do
Shannon Illingworth
01:14:51
Thanks :)
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:14:58
If you have time after this call - there is a #LunchChat on Twitter with @FoodCorps and @FarmtoSchool.
TRACY DIXON
01:15:02
With families affected by COVID, anyone experience higher poverty district-wide?
Elizabeth Vaughan
01:15:04
Jennifer - Erin is using 2 M,Ma for the 4oz lentil patty.
TRACY DIXON
01:15:54
exactly...that's what I was getting to...CEP
Leslie Pring
01:16:07
anyone have a curbside meal counting and claiming policy for NSLP yet?
Jennifer Parenteau
01:16:08
could we have the recipe for the burger please
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:16:40
Repost of recipe: Hi all - here is an online link for the Thai Basil Lentil Burger Erin is using https://bit.ly/38JrFOw. Friends of the Earth can send you marketing materials if you decide to serve it! Feel free to email at evaughan@foe.org
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:17:05
You can go to mealscount.com to help with some CEP grouping calculators. Developed by California Food Policy Advocates. Great resource!
TRACY DIXON
01:17:12
my entire district is cep...did so by grouping
Laura Howe
01:17:53
Thank you!!!
Elizabeth Vaughan
01:18:13
Thank you everyone! Great call and panel!!!
Christina Hecht
01:18:22
Hats off to you all! so impressive —
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:18:25
We will send this recording, the slides, and a few resources including the Center for Ecoliteracy Back to School Planning Matrix as follow up resources. Thank you to our panelists and for everyone here!! We love this group and appreciate all of you spending the time with us today!
Jacqueline Ibarra
01:18:26
Tools to Optimize CEP Grouping and Funding webinar tomorrow on using a new CEP grouping tool https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/toolstooptimizecep.asp
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:18:32
Aw thank you Lena <3
Emmalyn Coles
01:18:48
Good Luck to All of US!!! Stay Safe...………… :-)
Jen McNeil I LunchAssist
01:18:56
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Jennifer Parenteau
01:19:15
thank you for the positive outlook to keep the "nation's security"
TRACY DIXON
01:19:24
thank you!!
Brenda Ruiz
01:19:48
thank you!