Kern Food Policy


2014 Kern Food Policy Council

Reference List

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  11. The School Breakfast Program, USDA Fact Sheet, September 2013;

  12. The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Increasing Participation in the School Breakfast Program, Handout, Blue Sky Consulting Group, May 2, 2014;

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  17. 2014 Food and Administrative Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Memorandum, Food and Nutrition Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, January 31, 2014;

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Senior Nutrition Sites, Kern County Aging and Adult Services, website;

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