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Interested in more information or receiving any of these services, contact:

Meghan Brown,
MHS, RD, LDN

Nutrition Specialist
(919) 560-7578
mebrown@dconc.gov

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DINE in Early Childhood

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DINE in Early Childhood assists childcare directors and staff to improve the nutrition and physical activitykids eating lunch, boy with sandwich environments of eligible childcare facilities.  Using nationally recognized tools, the DINE in Childcare Nutritionist assists childcare directors and staff to identify improvements they want to make and helps them reach their goals. This flexible program was created specifically to fit the busy schedules and needs of childcare facilities.  It involves a minimal time commitment. Nothing is mandatory. There are no inspections, tests, or rating scales… Just helpful advice from a friendly nutrition professional!

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION INCLUDE:

  • Parent workshops
  • Staff workshops
  • Workshops and activities for children
  • Great incentives
  • Earn up to 25 Contact Hour Credits (CHCs)
  • Bulletin Board Displays
  • Cooking Demonstrations and Taste Tests
  • Parent Handouts
  • Menu Review and Guidance
  • Fun Training sessions
  • Farm Field Trips
  • Garden Installations
  • Local Food Connections
  • A nutritionist will come to your center or home and provide the services listed above at no cost to you!! 

Interested in more information or receiving any of these services, contact:

Meghan Brown, MHS, RD, LDN
Nutrition Specialist
(919) 560-7578
mebrown@dconc.gov