SFSP Summer Summit

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Thursday, January 27, 2022  9:00 a.m. - Noon  (Virtual)

The annual Summer Summit brings together the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Tennessee Department of Education, United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service, food program sponsors, national, state and local thought leaders on food insecurity and food access to launch planning and preparation to provide meals to children in summer months.

The goal of this year’s Summer Summit is to address food insecurities for children. This year our theme is “Summer Strong: A movement for food security,”  because when our children are stronger, we are stronger and better as a state.

Featured speakers will include:

  • USDA Food and Nutrition Service
  • No Kid Hungry
  • Farm to School speakers, 
  • Tennessee State University Extension

1/27/22 SFSP Summer Summit 


Summer Meals Toolkit

Summer Summit/SFSP Overview Links:

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Capacity Builder  - https://www.fns.usda.gov/capacitybuilder

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Area Eligibility Mapper - https://www.fns.usda.gov/area-eligibility

How to Decode the GEOID for your TMAC Application - https://www.isbe.net/Documents/census_geoid_inst_IL.pdf

Summer Food Rocks -  https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Texting line to find free meals for all kids and teens:

  • Text “FOOD” TO “304-304”               (English)
  • TEXTEE “COMIDA’ AL “304-304”            (Spanish) 

Commercials in PowerPoint Presentation

Find Free Summer Meals for Kids - https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=O-WH8GRirZA&feature=youtu.be

Summer Food Program in Tennessee - https://youtu.be/JRCdi8R4xdg

The Y Feeds Kids: YMCA Summer Food Program - https://youtu.be/Et22VYQTpHg

Celebrate Tennessee: Metro Food Service Program - https://youtu.be/asumI6kgPTc

2022 SFSP Summer Workshops
Date:
March 2, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Registration Link: 2022 SFSP Summer Workshops - March 2, 2022

2022 SFSP Summer Workshops
Date:
March 29, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Registration Link: 2022 SFSP Summer Workshops - March 29, 2022

2022 SFSP Summer Workshops
Date:
April 7, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Registration Link: 2022 SFSP Summer Workshops - April 7, 2022

2022 SFSP Orientation for Potential New Sponsors
Date:
February 17, 2022
Time: 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Registration Link:  2022 SFSP Orientation

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides administrative and operational payments to eligible agencies for serving meals to low-income children. Eligible agencies included private nonprofit organizations, local governments, and state colleges and universities. To learn more, click here.