School Nutrition Tuesday @ 2: Buy American Basics

Date: October 15, 2019

Time: 2-3 p.m.

Location: Webinar

Description: The two goals of school nutrition programs are to safeguard the health of the nation’s children and to support United States agriculture. Regulations have included the requirement for school nutrition programs to purchase domestic commodities and products to the maximum extent practicable since 1998. This session will go over the specifics of this requirements and introduce practical steps school can take toward compliance.

Presenters: Donna Becker, Team Lead for School Nutrition Programs

Event Type: Webinar

Audience: School Food Service Directors

Sponsor: Nutrition, Health, and Youth Development Division

Fee: None

Register: Register for the October 15 Buy American Basics Webinar

Registration deadline: None

Contact Name: Minnesota Department of Education Food and Nutrition Services

Contact Phone: 651-582-8526 or 1-800-366-8922 (Minnesota Toll-free)

Contact Liane Jensen at 651-582-8526 to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event or to request use of our designated rooms for nursing mothers or prayer while you are visiting us. Please note: The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) requires a two-week advance notice to provide accommodations and 48-hour notice to cancel the request.