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Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
08:13
Welcome! Please introduce yourself by typing your name, position and where you work into the chat box. What is your favorite fall produce item?
Sarah Carlson
08:37
Sarah Carlson, Chief Operating Officer at Pisanick Partners in Cleveland Ohio
Laura Bullene Jacobo
08:41
Good morning. Laura from Woodlake USD!
Amy Glodde
08:44
Amy Glodde, No Kid Hungry.
Sally Spero
08:48
Sally Spero CN Director Lakeside
Sarah Prince
08:51
Sarah Prince, Director, McMinn County Schools, TN
Jennie Norton
08:52
Jennie Norton, Director of Child Nutrition, Wahluke School District, Mattawa, WA
Margie Saidel
08:53
Margie Saidel, VP Nutrition and Sustainability, Chartwells K12
Kim Andreasen
08:53
Kim Andreasen Director of Rescue Union and Buckeye Union School Districts.
Nicole Hite
08:54
Good Morning! My name is Nicole Hite and I'm the Operations Supervisor at San Dieguito UHSD.
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
08:55
Good morning, everyone! My name is Mickinzie and I work at LunchAssist! My favorite fall produce is butternut squash + sage!
Lisa White
08:56
Lisa White, San Ramon Valley Unified, Area Supervisor
Joan Orimaco
08:56
Joan Orimaco, SBA, The Barack Obama Green Charter HS, NJ
Julia Burdick
08:56
Julia Burdick, Assistant Director School Nutrition, Amherst Regional Public Schools (Massachusetts)
Kristie Summers
08:56
Good morning from Lakeside CAlifornia
Kathleen Paylor
08:57
Kathleen Paylor, FoodCorps
Barbara Hughes
08:57
Barbara Hughes, County of SD HHSA, Nutrition Policy Advisor; Pumpkins!
Rita Acevedo
08:57
Good morning ALL! Rita Acevedo, Bear Valley USD
Rhonda Biles
09:01
Rhonda here - SFSP specialist for the State of Alaska, Department of Education - Beets! Apples!
Gina Pierce
09:07
Gina Pierce here. NS Supervisor Earl Warren Middle School SDUHSD.
Abby Halperin
09:08
Morning everyone! Abby Halperin, Assessment and Grants Manager at the Center for Ecoliteracy. I’m excited about winter squash!
Lorene Randazzo
09:15
Lorene Randazzo, SNS, RDN, LDN
Mary Fell
09:17
Morning Mary from Pleasanton
Michelle Hammond
09:19
Michelle Hammond CN Director Glenwood Springs Colorado
Erika Allen
09:21
Erika Allen, Nutrition Director, Central Union High School District- El Centro, CA
Lorene Randazzo
09:21
Bogalusa City Schools
Christina Hecht
09:23
Christina Hecht, UC Nutrition Policy Institute. Hard choice - the brassicas!
Cynthia Long
09:24
Cindy Long Loleta Elementary School Cook
Jamee Calisa
09:24
Good morning! My name is Jamee Calisa. I’m a dietetic intern at CDE and my favorite fall produce is butternut squash.
Annie Ryu
09:24
Hello! Annie Ryu, Director of Food Services at Lawndale Elementary School District
Kimberly Lao
09:26
Kimberly Lao, Child Nutrition Specialist, Antioch Unified School District, Antioch, CA.
Jason Whipple
09:31
This is Jason Whipple, Director of Food Services at the Frontier Central School Disitrict. Hamburg NY Butternut Squash
Jennie Norton
09:34
Apples
Kathleen Paylor
09:35
Apples!
Alexa Norstad
09:36
Hi I’m Jim Koulias with the Center for Ecoliteracy, Deputy Director. Fall produce - ripe tomatoes (I think I’m logged in as Alexa)
Toni Chaffee
09:36
Toni Chaffee
Kim Andreasen
09:37
Pumpkins :-)
Marge Robison
09:41
Marge Robison, Dietitian @ Pisanick Partners, Cleveland, OH, Butternut Squash!
Erica Lee
09:44
Good Morning Everyone! Erica Lee from Robla School District. ALL types of winter squash..particularly roasted delicate rings!
MaryAnn Mills
09:44
MaryAnn Mills, Community Education Manager, CalFresh Healthy Living, UC- apples
Brendan Shields
09:44
Brendan Shields, Director of Food Services, Magnolia School District, I prefer Spring and Summer Produce!
Kursten Orr
09:47
Kursten Orr, NDTR Child Nutrition Lead, Vallecitos School in Rainbow, CA
Patricia Baugus
09:48
Trish Baugus, Calaveras USD … anything but carrots. PUMPKIN PIE
brianna
09:48
Brianna Dumas, CDC, Brussels sprouts are my fav!
Rachel Martinez
09:49
Rachel Martinez - Food Service Director- Mora Independent School District, Mora, NM
Melanie Moyer
09:52
Melanie Moyer, Menu Systems Dietitian with San Diego Unified School District' Persimmons
Amanda Bast
09:53
Good morning! Amanda Bast, SFE in partnership with Ferguson-Florissant School District in Missouri. I enjoy local apples and butternut squash!
Regina Salmon
09:53
Regina Salmon, Fortuna High School District
Kathryn Richey
09:53
Kathryn Richey-Alvin ISD CN Superviso
Carrie Nickols
09:53
This is Carrie Nickols from NHUHSD.
Janette Broda
09:54
Janette Broda, Nutrition Specialist, NCDPI. Favorite fall produce item is Apples from Western North Carolina!
Melissa Manning
09:54
Melissa Manning, RD, from My School RDYams! with butter. Yum
Jacqueline Deadmore
09:55
Jacqueline Deadmore Food Service Director for Oroville Union High School District
Cynthia Long
09:55
pumpkins
Maria Davila
09:56
Maria Davila, Director NS, Rowland USD; butternut squash
Toni Chaffee
09:57
Toni Chaffee Director, Nutrition, Snowline JUSD
Michellee Puckett
09:58
Michelle Puckett NC Sweet Potatoes
Rosa Rubio
09:59
Rosa Rubio, Director of Food Services, Calistoga JUSD, PUMPKINS!!!!!
Tina Fabian
10:00
Tina Fabian, School Nutrition Director - so many choices - apples, squash, tomatoes!
Sally Spero
10:00
Brussels sprouts
Amy Hedrick-Farr
10:03
Amy Hedrick-Farr Santa Cruz City Schools - Pumpkins!!
Polly Houston
10:03
Hi Everyone: Polly Houston, Director of Child Nutrition Services, Lennox SD
Kaleigh Talbert
10:03
Kaleigh, dietitian at Pittsburgh Public Schools
Cassandra Bahr
10:04
Cassandra Bahr, Lunch Program Director, Elevate School
REbecca Ward
10:05
Rebecca Ward, Acalanes Union High School Dist. Fuyu Persimmons!
Ericka Solis
10:06
Ericka Solis, Director of Community Relations at Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprise. Favorite fall produce item is pumpkin!
Rachel Martinez
10:07
Brussel Sprouts
Suzanne Lugotoff
10:07
Suzanne Lugotoff, Director of CNS at Oxnard School District, Ventura County CA
Denise Kater
10:10
Good morning. Denise Kater Food Service Director USD #253 Emporia Kansas.
Beth Haas
10:11
Beth Haas NE. Depart. of Ed. Program Specialist.
Jodi Cooper
10:11
Good morning! Jodi from Armona School District
Colleen Robinson
10:13
Colleen Robinson from SDUSD
Megan Beck
10:15
Megan Beck, Director of Food Services for Guilderland Central School District. Butternut squash!
925 622 687
10:15
Butternut squash croutons
Kristen Groves
10:16
Kristen Groves Child Nutrition Supervisor. Pumpkin.
Regina Salmon
10:18
Butternut Squash
Yilin Chen
10:19
Hello! Yilin Chen, dietetic intern from Lawndale elementary school district :)
Susan Dalandan
10:19
Susan Dalandan, Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council, PA - apples!
Carolyn Bilden
10:21
Carolyn Bilden, Roundup Schools Food Service admin,.... Anything Pumpkin
Emily Cena
10:23
Emily Cena, Director of Food & Nutrition, Ramona USD, pears
Emma Finn
10:24
Emma here with the Climate-Friendly School Food Program at Friends of the Earth! Favorite Fall produce item is definitely all the SQUASH!
Crystal DeCaro
10:26
crystal DeCaro- Lacey Township School District in Lanoka Harbor, NJ
Yousef Buzayan
10:27
Yousef Buzayan, Farm to Cafeteria Program Manager at the Community Alliance with Family Farmers. Persimmons!
josephinethomason
10:27
Josephine Thomason, Nutrition Advisor, Healthier Generation - Butternut Squash
Miguel Villarreal
10:28
Ciao. Miguel Villarreal, San Ramon Valley USD Love them ALL. No favorites! #plantpowered
Samantha Lorenzo
10:28
Hello, I’m Samantha, dietetic intern with Golden Gate Dietetic Internship. Apple cider!
Jill Lawson
10:28
Jill Lawson-Glen Rose ISD, My favorite Fall Produce Item is......That is too hard!! Any of the squashes... Butternut, Acorn, Spaghetti Squash.
NORA RUIZ
10:29
Hi everyone im Nora Ruiz ICant my computer has no camara
adam kesselman
10:30
Adam Kesselman, executive director, center for ecoliteracy: all the many types of apples!
Curtistine Walker
10:32
Curtistine Walker, Director - Pittsburgh Schools Food Service
Patty Gallagher
10:33
Good morning. Patty Gallagher from RoselandSchool District in Santa Rosa. Favorite fall produce is pears
Yousef Buzayan
10:34
Ben Thomas, CAFF, persimmons :)
Liz Estavillo
10:34
Liz Estavillo, Operations Coordinator from El Monte City SD...SQUASH!!!
Alexa Norstad
10:36
Karen Brown, Center for Ecoliteracy, apples
Kari Johnson
10:40
Kari Johnson - with Lunch at the Library CA. Apples and pumpkins! :)
Noi Whitener
10:41
Good Mornng, my name is Noi Whitener I work for Chawanakee Unified Sch. Dist. Food Service Manager favorite autum food Persimmions
kristen tekell
10:41
Morning! I'm the program manager in Sonoma Valley. Favorite Produce item = TOMATOES!
Jill Lawson
10:43
Jill Lawson-Child Nutrition Director.
Jessica Shelly
10:44
Jessica Shelly, Director of Student Dining Services, Cincinnati Public Schools ... Patty Pan Squash
Breana Diaz
10:46
Breana Diaz, Nutrition Services Coordinator, River Springs Charter School. Pumpkins :]
Spencer Fischer
10:49
spencer fischer director of child nutrition at Rosemount Apple valel
Rafael Flores
10:50
Rafael Flores
Robert Lewis
10:51
Dr. Robert Lewis, CEO - Santa Clarita Valley School Food Service Agency
Ana Grajeda
10:57
Hi Good Morning Everybody My Name is Ana Grajeda from Los Angeles California Peach
Amanda Palmer
10:58
Amanda Palmer food service drictor
NORA RUIZ
10:58
Nora Ruiz from LAAAE Charterschool
Susan Delgado - Mt View SD
11:01
Susan Delgado, Director, Mountain View SD Favortie produce item: Cucumber
Nancy Whalen
11:04
Nancy Whalen - RD w/Clovis USD - butternut squash
Mechelle Finney
11:09
Hello
Mario Lopez-Mendez
11:11
Mario Lopez-Mendez, Nutrition Student at California State University, Sacramento, favorite fall produce: Brussels Sprouts
JUNE RICHARDSON
11:14
June Richardson - Ravenswood City School District. Warm apple cobbler with traditional vanilla ice cream!
Anne Marie Norris
11:15
Hello Everyone!
Jennifer Reno
11:18
Jen Reno, District Manager, Preferred Meals
Alexandra Epstein-Solfield
11:19
Hello, Alexandra from Ellensburg WA
Geri Lorenzana
11:25
Geri Lorenzana, Nutrition Specialist, Mountain View SD
Hollie Hillard
11:32
Hello From Sand Creek Michigan!
Kristin Nisen
11:34
Kristin nisen, director for Brentwood USD
Diana Carrillo
11:36
Good Morning! Diana Carrillo from Central School District in Rancho Cucamonga
Jessica Ortega
11:39
Good morning, Jessica Ortega Dietitian for Alvord Unified. Persimmons, Pumpkin, Brussel sprouts and butternut squash!
Debbi Dodson
11:41
Good morning from San Diego. Debbi Dodson, Recycling Coordinator, Carton Council.
Amanda Venezia
11:41
Amanda Venezia, Director, Londonderry School District, NH
Sarah Doherty
11:42
Sarah Doherty - Nutrition Services Director at North Monterey County USD. Persimmons!!!
Megan Flynn
11:44
Good Morning! Megan Flynn - RD Life Time Foundation
Amy Rojo
11:53
Amy Rojo, Business Services Clerk (CNIPS manager is one of my many hats) at Loleta Elementary, multitasking but listening, Pumpkin soup!
Frances Montoya
11:57
Hi Everyone! Frances from Vaughn Charter!
Noi Whitener
12:00
Hello to all you Awesome Food Service Essential Workers?
Brenda Ruiz
12:02
Brenda Ruiz, Sacramento Food Policy Council. Good morning!
Cindy Worthington
12:11
Good morning! Cindy Worthington, Manager, McCabe Union, El Centro
Laurel Goins
12:19
Laurel Goins, Lucia Mar Unified. Looking forward to winter squash!
Karen Luna
12:28
Karen Luna Santa Clara Unified Director, persimmons!
Angela DeSarro
12:29
Angela DeSarro, Pittsburgh Public Schools Regulations Coordinator … love Pears!
Chef B. Orcutt Schools ( No Santa Barbara)
12:41
Chef B. - Bethany Markee, Orcutt Schools in North Santa Barbara County
Amanda Mascia
12:42
Amanda Mascia / Hunger Free Kids Manager / SD Hunger Coalition —> Brussel Sprouts!
Mechelle Finney
12:43
Mechelle Finney Food Service Director... Love Figs!
Maggie O'Meara
12:44
Good morning! Maggie O’Meara, dietetic intern with Melissa Manning, RD. Sweet potatoes!
Brandy Dreibelbis
12:44
Brandy Dreibelbis, Chef Ann Foundation, Butternut Squash
Kelsey Perusse
12:47
Persimmons!!! Kelsey Pleasanton USD Coordinator
Sharon Antiste
12:55
hi everyone Sharon Antiste Lummi Nation School Cook 2
Adleit Asi
13:02
Adleit Asi, RUSD director, Apple
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
13:06
Hi Everyone, Mary Mathieu-Ruiz, SRVUSD, Nutritionist / Supervisor. Pumpkin!
josephine Culliton
13:07
Josephine Culliton Chardon schools
Rachel Gekas
13:25
Good morning, Rachel Gekas, Director of CN at San Lorenzo USD. I love persimmons.
Teresita Lencioni
13:28
Good morning! Teresita Lencioni from Carmel Valley Middle School (SDUHSD)
Leah Walton
13:29
leah walton, community action marin, persimmons!
Nora Stewart- F2I Center
13:41
Nora Stewart- Farm to Institution Center in San Diego County- my favorite is pumpkin bread and apple cider!
Ashley Harris
14:04
Ashley Harris - Director of Child Nutrition for Jackson County School District in Mississippi - Favorite Fall Produce is winter squash!
Rosemarie Hanson
14:04
Rose Hanson, Trumansburg NY. Cox Orange Pippin Apples!
Susan Cooper
14:21
Hi I am Susie Cooper, Supervisor/Director at Orange County Educational Arts Academies in Santa Ana, CA, and my favorite fall produce Butternut Squash
Rosemarie Hanson
14:30
School Nutrition Director, Trumansburg
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
14:37
https://www.lunchassist.org/join
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
14:55
Hello everyone, and Good morning!
Nora Stewart- F2I Center
15:11
Hello Paloma! Great to see you!
Jennifer L. McNeil
15:57
https://www.lunchassist.org/join
robin carafa
15:58
Robin Carafa Nutrition Services Supervisor San Dieguito Union High School District
Catherine Paredes
16:02
Cathy Paredes, Food Service Director, Borrego Springs USD; favorite fall produce: Yams ;-)
Christina Hecht
16:19
Great photo!!
Krysta Williams
16:24
Good morning, Everyone! Krysta from Center for Ecoliteracy. My favorite fall produce is delicate squash, especially roasted with maple syrup!
Erin Primer
16:54
Erin Primer, SLCUSD Food Service Director, looking forward to tasting local Kiwanos this month!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
16:56
Registration Link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/upYtde-uqTIp5W3YWMxHDzNjEWcAj6n7Fg
Kat Soltanmorad
17:54
Good Morning! Kat Soltanmorad, Tahoe Truckee USD. Fave fall fruit - Pomegranates
Amanda Mascia
20:29
Whoop! Go OSIDE!
Nora Stewart- F2I Center
20:35
Congratulations Catherine! Very well deserved!
Nicole Hite
20:47
Congrats Catherine!
Jennifer L. McNeil
21:04
Congrats to Catherine! So proud of you!
Miguel Villarreal
21:10
Awesome work with recipes Sonoma Valley!
Noi Whitener
23:22
That's so amazing, Go Georgia!
Debbi Dodson
24:55
AWESOME!!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
24:57
What impact have the new waivers had on participation in your school or district? How do participation rates compare to pre-COVID numbers? Are you serving more meals, less meals, or about the same numbers as you did this summer?
Beth Alarcon
25:26
Will this continuing resolution expand P-EBT to pre-k enrolled in CACFP?
Kari Johnson
25:34
Great news!
Ana Grajeda
25:56
Great Yay!
Brook Stephenson
26:36
we are serving many many many more meals after the waiver- same numbers as in spring-
Patricia Baugus
27:54
CACFP - reimbursed under NSLP?
Suzanne Lugotoff
28:05
What is meant by CACFP At Risk Attendance Required when students are not attending school?
Brenda Ruiz
28:23
Folks' FRPM eligibility has changed alot since Spring. let's continue to promote FRPM applications so our families will be eligible for P-EBT
Anna Severns
28:24
re: CACFP At-Risk Production Records not required-- is this CA only or national?
Christina Hecht
28:43
No Kid Hungry has compiled ideas and links for six weeks of virtual activities that kids can complete at home to satisfy CACFP At-risk enrichment. The format is intended to support documentation for your state agency to demonstrate that an activity was offered for each date that meals were served and claimed.
Miguel Villarreal
29:20
CDE wants an answer!! What are we doing to promote program integrity!
Shawn Vondracek
29:38
Can the after-school snacks be claimed under the school meals program?
Miguel Villarreal
29:40
Will that suffice?
Abby Halperin
30:03
Building on Mickinzie’s question - if you’re okay with us sharing the info publicly and with policymakers, please let us know how the USDA meal waivers have affected your programs by sharing your weekly meal counts for all programs before and after the waivers.
Michael Jochner
30:39
CDE can provide a solution!!! I'm feeding children.
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
31:08
What strategies you are using to help encourage families to return meal applications? Please share!
Chef B. Orcutt Schools ( No Santa Barbara)
31:13
Can we serve after school snacks & get reimbursed with SSO
REbecca Ward
31:45
HI, new director here- please define LCFF
Susan Cooper
31:50
What do we do about Verification?
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
31:58
We are taking note of all the questions in the chat box and will address them at the end!
Kat Soltanmorad
32:02
RE: Meal app strategies we implemented the same strategies we do annually. During our "Data Confirmation" which is enrollment, personal phone calls, emails and working with various departments for outreach.
Leyla Marandi
32:07
Hi Rebecca — if you are not in CA it doesn’t apply. In CA, LCFF is the local control funding formula.
Lisa White
32:19
CDE is asking specifically what measures are being taken to ensure no duplicate meals. What are other districts doing? CDE wants a specific plan, i.e. punch cards, tracking names. Any other ideas?
Emily Cena
32:22
Our Transportation Department is now accepting our F/RP eligibility letter as proof of need, to offer free/reduced bus passes
Amy Glodde
32:34
We (Napa) have been told that our CBEDS is due on 10/7. Can someone speak to this?
Vince Caguin
32:56
Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) is how California Districts are funded.
Kat Soltanmorad
33:13
Amy-CBEDS/Calpads extending CBEDS to January Fall census
Leyla Marandi
34:21
Thank you all for your feedback! It was instrumental in making this win happen.
Sara Patterson
34:21
My state agency is not recommending verification at this time so as not to confuse families!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
35:08
FoodCorps Election Day Resources: https://p2a.co/6OLe1Ww
Jennifer L. McNeil
36:27
Sara thank you for sharing that. What state are you in?
Catherine Paredes
36:28
Is it a 'should' or a 'shall' in California for Staff COVID-19 Testing?
Michael Jochner
36:29
My Nutrition Dept. has exhausted all avenues for marketing the importance of application. I've now tapped the district to market the importance and how it affects other funding aspects within the district.
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
36:36
Are students back on campus in your district? We’d love to know if you are serving meals indoors vs. outdoors, and if students are visiting the cafeteria.
JUNE RICHARDSON
37:13
Learning hubs in our district and students eating in the classroom.
Jennifer L. McNeil
37:19
Amy - CBEDS/LCFF has been pushed back to Dec/Jan
Amanda Bast
37:48
Here at Ferguson-Florissant in MO, we’re virtual at present, sending out meal kits
Jessica Shelly
38:41
Heads up that my department had to pay $183,000 for partitions during meals ... it is an allowable cost :-(
JUNE RICHARDSON
38:45
We have a hub that is set up actually outdoors and others are pods with 8 students physically distanced in classrooms
JUNE RICHARDSON
39:13
Right now 150 students in learning hubs
Sarah Prince
39:16
We have been back in school since August 10 We are serving meals everywhere. Most students come through the line with their "cohort" - some eat in café, some in classrooms, some outside, some in the gym and some in the library. We moved a few tables to hallways at the largest schools.
Frances Montoya
39:18
We are collecting Household Income Forms and it was super slow in the beginning but we have reached out to the Office managers and teachers and they are contacting parents. The results skyrocketed just overnight. I would start with a target list of last years Free and Reduced qualified families.
REbecca Ward
40:15
The program integrity info will be available to all even if we are not Lunch assist pro?
Jennifer L. McNeil
40:48
Hi Rebecca - Yes! We will send out our sample Parent Meal Pick Up Policy which includes program integrity language for preventing duplicate meals :)
Kat Soltanmorad
40:52
Hybrid opens Oct 15 for us. 2 days a week, 3 cohorts (third cohort are for parents who elect not to return at all) on campus Mon/Tue and Thurs/Friday. Wed is deep clean day and distance learning for students. We will offer both meals on campus and continue curbside, neighborhood deliveries and doorstop. Every school has a different on campus meal operation.
Jennifer L. McNeil
40:56
This will go out in the call notes and be posted to our website
Amy Rojo
40:57
Lanyards are another option for mask storage when not being worn
Jennifer L. McNeil
42:07
Wow - Jessica that is a lot! I wonder if it is allowable as well. What state are you in? Did you check with your state agency?
Miguel Villarreal
42:26
Great! Thanks LunchAssist!!
Jessica Shelly
42:31
Ohio -- yes checked -- yes allowed since it is attributed to only meal times
Katherine Frank
43:20
You provide such good information, thank you!
Noi Whitener
43:22
How can we have access to Safety Precaution pamphlet? Is this avaiable for us to share with Parents as well?
Jennifer L. McNeil
43:32
Yes this is on our website now :)
Jennifer L. McNeil
43:43
www.lunchassist.org/covid-19
Noi Whitener
43:45
Thank you.
Jennifer L. McNeil
43:59
The safety toolkit is part of our free COVID-19 resources.
Erika Mendoza
44:20
Erika Mendoza, Healdsburg Unified School District
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
44:29
http://www.farmtoschool.org/our-work/farm-to-school-month
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
46:52
How are you participating in F2S during the pandemic?
Miguel Villarreal
47:13
Great educational flyer!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
47:41
Thanks, Miguel! It’s a printable brochure on The Collective :)
Joan Orimaco
47:45
Where can we get a copy of the slide presentation?
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
48:12
Hi Joan, we will send out a copy of the presentation and all of the resources we are mentioning after the call
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
48:38
We will try to get them out to you all by Monday!
Nora Stewart- F2I Center
48:56
Breaking news- It looks like Trump approved the $8 billion in nutrition assistance this morning. Seems like this was approved by the House last week: https://www.foodservicedirector.com/operations/senate-passes-funding-bill-includes-nearly-8b-nutrition-assistance
Joan Orimaco
49:03
Great, thank you
josephine Culliton
49:08
yes he did
Krysta Williams
49:47
Download the Center for Ecoliteracy’s coloring book pages! https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/fruits-and-vegetables-coloring-pages We’ll also provide this link in the follow-up resources :)
Rita Acevedo
50:14
Hi everyone- With some students back in the classroom. Are you using a tally sheet for meals served at school?
Maureen Pisanick
50:17
Great work TEAM LUNCHASSIST and CENTER FOR ECOLITERACY - we love your sessions and resources - love from OHIO! Check out @pisanickpartners social media for ideas for encouraging families to fill out free and reduced applications AND all things FTS!! XO
Jennifer L. McNeil
50:31
Thanks, Maureen!
Jennifer L. McNeil
51:15
What are you doing to celebrate F2S month or National School Lunch Week with your children and families?
Shannon FitzGerald
51:22
hey Maureen and Jennifer! huge thanks from ICN!
josephine Culliton
51:40
Great work Thank you!!
Jennifer L. McNeil
51:57
Thanks Shannon! We love your team at ICN. Keep up the great work!
Susan Cooper
52:40
And Happy World School Milk Day!
Jennifer L. McNeil
52:50
Check out farm-to-school events including Crunch Events across the country here: https://tockify.com/farmtoschoolmonth/agenda
Deirdre Kleske
52:55
Thank you, Paloma! Can we get a copy of the CA Crunch flyer or a link to information on this?
Deirdre Kleske
53:05
Wow, Jennifer's already on it!
Jennifer L. McNeil
53:22
We will send the CA Crunch Flier you see on the screen in the call notes as well
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
53:36
Reminder - CRUNCH day/week is celebrated in many states, not just California!
Maureen Pisanick
53:41
free resources at feedourfuture.org including harvest of the month recipe videos for cafeteria and HOME! Take a pledge and get FREE swag!
Kim Andreasen
53:55
Thank you so much. Your team is doing a phenomenal job. I appreciate you so much!!!
REbecca Ward
54:10
Please post Yousef's email!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
54:21
yousef@caff.org
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
55:20
Reminder - If you asked a question in the chat box earlier, and it hasn’t been answered, we have flagged them and will address them during our discussion at the end, so stay tuned!
Paloma Perez Bertrand
55:28
Thank you Kim! we truly appreciate all of you!!
Jennifer L. McNeil
55:39
Thanks Yousef and CAFF!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
55:52
NFSN Webinars: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Fz7M_H65RRCj0qfEPKAACA
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
56:09
Nominate a Food Champion: http://www.farmtoschool.org/our-work/farm-to-school-month#champions
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
56:22
No Kid Hungry Webinar Registration: http://bestpractices.nokidhungry.org/webinars/rural-response-lessons-learned-covid-19-and-strategies-back-school
Yousef - CAFF
56:41
Thank you all for your support in continuing to grow the local food movement. To sign up for the Crunch please email me at yousef@caff.org or fill out this registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfs7vg626d1Ux6nApVWZjJCIJtSzFt7dY_etONdJ8jWrdQ3dA/viewform?usp=sf_link
Leyla Marandi
56:50
Thank you, Yousef!
Jennifer L. McNeil
57:25
Wow that sounds like a great webinar! :)
Leyla Marandi
57:37
We’ll try to send a link in the follow up email :) Thanks Maddy for sharing this opportunity with us
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
57:46
Recorded Let’s Eat Healthy Webinar: https://www.healthyeating.org/products-and-activities/programs-services/professional-development-advising/food-access?utm_campaign=SFS-FFFB_0820_follow-up&utm_content=SFS-FFFB_0820_follow-up&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Farmers+to+Families+Food+Box+Town+Hall+Follow+Up
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
59:19
Chef Ann Resource: https://www.thelunchbox.org/management/emergency-feeding
Jennifer L. McNeil
59:34
Thank you Brandy!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:00:34
How are you keeping your team focused on hope and your collective “why”?
Jennifer L. McNeil
01:00:49
We appreciate everything you are all doing at the Chef Ann Foundation. In fact I know that Chef Ann motivated many of us to enter school nutrition, including myself when I got to meet her as a Cal Poly nutrition student. Thank you for sharing today!
Janette Broda
01:01:10
The Chef Ann Resource link is not working. Is there another link?
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:01:44
Brandy - can you provide an updated link?
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:01:58
How are you collaborating with your team or helping them develop new skills?
Leyla Marandi
01:02:21
Hi all — I got an error read for CAF. Since they just launched, they may be doing an quick update. We’ll make sure to share it out in the follow up email — there’s SO many good ideas on there. Thank you CAF team :)
Brandy Dreibelbis
01:02:41
https://www.thelunchbox.org/management/emergency-feeding/food
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:02:46
We will be sure to finalize all links and send them out in the follow-up resources! Apologies!
Dede Duong
01:03:05
Thank you so much Brandy!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:03:41
Thanks to our community to supporting us when we have tech issues. ;)
Susan Dalandan
01:04:53
Our state said PEBT would extend to children in day care
Susan Dalandan
01:04:58
We are in PA
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:05:20
Thanks for sharing, Susan!
Beth Alarcon
01:05:31
Thank you, Susan and Brenda!
Joan Orimaco
01:06:02
We are from NJ, are they giving another round of PEBT?
Leyla Marandi
01:06:55
Glad you are joining from NJ, Joan :) P-EBT was extended through the Continuing Resolution passed by the Senate yesterday. Your state should have more news about this for you soon.
Joan Orimaco
01:08:29
Thank you Leyla
Susan Dalandan
01:08:42
PEBT authorized in the bill just passed, along with funding for states to administer the program. Also authorized states to have authority over SNAP waivers and not rely on USDA
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:10:04
Great overview, Jen!
Catherine Paredes
01:10:42
Are the supper and/or snacks through CACFP allowable to All children under 18, as with the SSO and SSFP?
Brenda Ruiz
01:10:54
when is California CDE next tuesday@2?
Kat Soltanmorad
01:11:49
HI Mickinzie, Our teams deliver meals and know our families well. The feedback and appreciation they receive being out in the community every other day helps tremendously! Teachers forward thank you notes from students to site kitchens frequently. Our local paper and district Media Coordinator is updated weekly on our happenings- we feature our team with media outlets and social media frequently. They are our dept!
Jennifer L. McNeil
01:11:57
Catherine - yes CACFP can be open to all children 18 and under if you are an “open” site
Krysta Williams
01:12:05
@ Brenda Oct 6th is California CDE Tuesday at 2
Sarah Prince
01:12:38
TN is requiring verification :(
Jessica Shelly
01:12:40
Same here -- Ohio has said to hold off on verification
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:12:48
Kat - that is amazing feedback, thanks for sharing!!
Anna Severns
01:12:50
I think that was Massachusetts - they were speculating that USDA Q&A coming next will address it
Hollie Hillard
01:13:03
Michigan said to wait if we are doing SFSP
Erin Primer
01:13:22
CA (CDE Auditor) told me if we collect meal apps and assign a status,, we must do verification
Jennifer Herrold
01:13:24
Indiana says verification continue
Amanda Venezia
01:13:25
That's what we heard in NH as well. Hold off on verification and wait for USDA Q and A
Kim Andreasen
01:13:44
Now that the $8 B bill was passed maybe we will here today about verification;
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:13:44
Thanks everyone for sharing your state’s guidance!
Ida Daniels
01:13:51
Florida verification will continue
Jessica Shelly
01:13:59
Hand held clickers here
Cassandra Bahr
01:14:03
Would love to hear best practices from others for running a closed SSO site.
josephine Culliton
01:14:19
we are using our POS sytem Still
Frances Montoya
01:14:23
Yes we are going to use a roster sheet. For meals in the classroom.
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:14:23
SRVUSD is tallying
Hollie Hillard
01:14:49
We are doing classroom rosters as well.
Christina Cazares
01:15:05
tally sheets
Susan Dalandan
01:15:34
Summary of new bill
Brenda Ruiz
01:15:38
verification is a sample right? are we supposed to verify everyone now? did that change? guidance on verification plz
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:15:58
Any news on the Disaster Claim due 9/30? in CA?
Regina Salmon
01:16:03
Thank you!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:16:20
Brenda - Yes, verification is still just a sample :)
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:16:42
Thank you! We filed yesterday.
Jiwon Jun
01:17:43
Jus to confirm, we CAN serve CACFP At-Risk suppers and snacks on holidays? Different CDE specialists were saying different things (some saying yes, it’s allowed and others saying no, we cannot serve holiday supper and snacks)
josephine Culliton
01:19:07
Ohio is hold off verification?
JUNE RICHARDSON
01:19:14
I believe it was confirmed YES allowed.
Leyla Marandi
01:19:28
Thank you, June! (and hello!! :D)
Ana Grajeda
01:19:51
Is P-EBT coming back for our families? we are in California Great Job
Susan Dalandan
01:20:06
That was the case in PA, too. And according to the final USDA policy guidance it is yes to holiday supper and snacks. We had to have our state director request verification from regional USDA office and circulate through their staff.
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:20:32
Josephine - you will want to double-check this, but that was a comment made by an Ohio district in the chat box above
Michael Jochner
01:20:42
FYI - Alberstons/Safeway offered two additional grants, up to $500,000. (Innovation & Feeding Marginal Groups) If you have an "innovative" way to feed kids, I'd highly recommend you all apply. (I scored $100,00 in the first wave)
Michael Jochner
01:20:45
http://national.albertsonscompaniesfoundation.org/
Leyla Marandi
01:20:51
Amazing, Michael. THANK YOU!
Mickinzie Lopez | LunchAssist
01:20:56
WOW
Michael Jochner
01:21:35
Now looking at "Freight Farms" through the grant to grow our own salad bar items via Freight Farming.....
Michael Jochner
01:21:52
https://www.freightfarms.com/
Madeline Sublet
01:22:10
For PEBT, does that mean they get an additional amount if they already received it initially, or is it for new families that have not received anything?
Paloma Perez Bertrand
01:22:51
Extensions of P-EBT can be a great strategy for encouraging families to fill out the FRPM applications!
Brenda Ruiz
01:22:57
yes, very different in every state!
josephine Culliton
01:25:09
thank you
Jessica Shelly
01:25:09
THANK YOU!!!!!
Frances Montoya
01:25:11
Thank you!
Christina Hecht
01:25:13
Thanks everyone!!
Kaleigh Talbert
01:25:13
Thank you
Paloma Perez Bertrand
01:25:14
Let's all celebrate F2S month!!!
Regina Salmon
01:25:15
Thank you!
Noi Whitener
01:25:16
Thank you!!!
Jodi Cooper
01:25:18
Thank you!
Brenda Ruiz
01:25:18
thank you!
Polly Houston
01:25:19
thank you all
Lisa White
01:25:21
Thank you!
Jennifer L. McNeil
01:25:21
Have a great weekend everyone!
Sharon Antiste
01:25:24
thank you
Adleit Asi
01:25:24
Thank you!
Dede Duong
01:25:27
Thank you so much!!!!!
Michael Jochner
01:25:27
Thanks teams!
Susan Cooper
01:25:28
Thank you
NORA RUIZ
01:25:35
thank you all
Pamela Meade
01:25:35
Thank you!
Mercedes Cordova
01:25:38
Thank you
Mary Mathieu-Ruiz
01:25:41
Great presentation as always! I don't know how you keep it all straight! :-)
Polly Houston
01:25:43
Thank you!