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New COVID Relief Bill Includes Support for Preschools and Child Care Centers

Jan 27, 2021 1:56:44 PM / by Smart Lunches posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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Renewed PPP Funding Offers Lifeline for Preschools & Child Care Centers

Jan 12, 2021 10:30:01 AM / by Smart Lunches posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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Now that the initial rounds of COVID vaccines are being administered and new COVID relief has become law, there is light at the end of the tunnel for struggling preschools and child care centers. What should you know about the Paycheck Protection Program as you plan your re-opening, or scaling-up strategy?

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January 2021 Smart Lunches Menu

Dec 29, 2020 2:50:35 PM / by Rob Teplansky posted in smart lunches menu, child care, family style, preschool, cacfp

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Happy New Year! Here's what's on the menu in January 2021. 

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Long-term Benefits of Introducing a Healthy Diet from a Young Age

Dec 9, 2020 5:51:52 PM / by Smart Lunches posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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New Study Shows Beneficial Effects of Preschool

Nov 19, 2020 1:36:13 PM / by Rob Teplansky posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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As a preschool or child care center administrator developing your strategy for  re-opening or expanding limited operations, you have a lot to worry about. That is why this new study is so important. It is a reminder of why you do what you do.

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Smart Lunches Releases New Report on Re-Opening Trends in Pre-School and Child care Centers

Nov 4, 2020 6:00:14 PM / by Rob Teplansky posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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Back in March, most of the industry shut down due to safety concerns resulting from the emergence of COVID-19 in the United States. As centers were planning to re-open, one critical question that came to the forefront was how do you safely provide a meal program during a pandemic?

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Smart Lunches' New Menu Selections for November

Oct 23, 2020 9:20:01 AM / by Rob Teplansky posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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The tireless Smart Lunches culinary team has been hard at work. With all the lunches we are delivering to centers from Massachusetts to Virginia, we're not even sure how they found time. Regardless, we are pleased to introduce new menu selections for November and we can't wait to share them with you.

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NUGGETS: Episode 3

Aug 11, 2020 6:27:06 AM / by Rob Teplansky posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, NUGGETS, preschool, podcast, early childhood, David Morris

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NUGGETS is a podcast from Smart Lunches, featuring exceptional insights from leaders in early childhood education.

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When the Kids Return

Apr 13, 2020 6:27:49 AM / by Rob Teplansky posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, early childhood, cacfp, covid-19, coronavirus

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When the kids return, wholesome, nutritious, family-style meals will be more important than ever.

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Deconstructing Smart Lunches: Fiesta Chicken

Mar 12, 2020 1:39:19 PM / by Rob Teplansky posted in Smart Lunches, child care, family style, preschool, podcast, early childhood, fiesta chicken

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Today, we are introducing a new series of programs we're calling, "Deconstructing Smart Lunches." In this 2-and-a-half minute video, see what's behind our new Fiesta Chicken selection and learn how you can schedule a free tasting.

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