Newsletters, Webinars & Workshops


Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Let's Talk Tuesday

Join in the DESE-FNS weekly webinar series every Tuesday in August from 1-2:30 PM. (Event Flier).

The Zoom link will be sent to Authorized Representatives and Food Service Directors at 1pm the Monday before each webinar.  The attendance limit for each webinar is 350 and will be first come, first served.  The Zoom link will open 15 minutes prior to the start time.  If you do not receive the Zoom link, email

Webinars will be recorded. Recordings, resources, and training certificates for each webinar will be available the Friday following each webinar.

Certificate of Completion

August 3

SY21-22 Application Packet

21-22 Application Packet Guidance

August 10

Meal Pattern Waiver and Meal Service Waivers

Meal Pattern Flexibilities Waiver Handout

Other Meal Service Waivers Handout

August 17

Administrative & Procurement Reviews

August 17th Let's Talk Handout

August 24 Paid Lunch Equity and Adult Meal Pricing
August 31

Town Hall

Emergency Operating Cost Reimbursement Program Handout


2021 Summer Workshop Recorded Presentations

Training Certificate of Completion

2020 Summer Workshop Recorded Presentations

Back to School Training Live Webinar Recording
       Presentation Handout

2019 Summer Workshop Recorded Presentations

Additional Resources