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Registration is now open for the Summer Food Service Program Kickoff! Join us on February 8 for a day of planning, brainstorming, and collaborating with sponsors, sites and experts from across the state. Reserve your spot today!
On November 4th, the Massachusetts Farm to School Project hosted the 4th Annual Massachusetts Farm and Sea to School Conference in Leominster, MA. Farm to school advocates from all over the state attended the conference and participated in over twenty-five breakout sessions. The sessions addressed the challenges with local food procurement, the challenges associated with reducing food waste in...more
The weather might be chilly, but here at the Child Nutrition Outreach program, we're getting in full swing for summer. Our annual SFSP Kickoff event will be held on February 8, 2017, where you can network with sponsors from around the state, learn, and get inspired for next summer's program. Keep an eye out for registration, which will be opening soon!more
Do you want to help hungry families access food in the summer? Sign up to volunteer at an SFSP blitz day in a community near you. Blitz days will involve volunteers canvassing neighborhoods around open SFSP sites, letting families know about the program. Depending on the community and the local sponsor, food and souveneirs may also be provided to volunteers, but no matter what you can count on...more
CNOP is proud to announce that the Hardwick Elementary School in Barre, Massachusetts has successfully implemented Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) schoolwide as of April 2016. The Hardwick Elementary is a school of 220 students with 45% of the students qualifying for free or reduced priced school meals. Kerri Dubois-Gould, School Nutrition Director, began her quest with CNOP to implement BIC...more