Research Studies

On The Road To A Brighter Future – How Child Care Providers Are Following Best Practices In Nutrition And Physical Activity – University Of Minnesota – 2017

On The Road To A Brighter Future – How Child Care Providers Are Following Best Practices In Nutrition And Physical Activity – University of Minnesota – 2017

Hunger In America – 2016 United States Hunger And Poverty Facts – World Hunger Education Service & Hunger Notes – 2016

Hunger In America – 2016 United States Hunger And Poverty Facts – World Hunger Education Service & Hunger Notes – 2016

Healthy Start Healthy State Study- Supporting Early Child Care Food And Activity Environments In MN- University Of Minnesota- 2016

Healthy Start Healthy State Study- Supporting Early Child Care Food And Activity Environments In MN- University of Minnesota- 2016

Minnesota Kids Count 2016 Tipping The Scales In Early Childhood – Children’s Defense Fund – 2016

Minnesota Kids Count 2016 Tipping the Scales in Early Childhood – Children’s Defense Fund – 2016

The 2016 Hunger Report By The Numbers – Bread For The World Institute – 2016

The 2016 Hunger Report by the Numbers – Bread for the World Institute – 2016

The Nourishing Effect Ending Hunger, Improving Health, Reducing Inequality – Bread For The World Institute – 2016

The Nourishing Effect Ending Hunger, Improving Health, Reducing Inequality – Bread for the World Institute – 2016

Kids Count 2015 Data Book – The Annie E. Casey Foundation – July 2015

Kids Count 2015 Data Book – The Annie E. Casey Foundation – July 2015

Ending Childhood Hunger A Social Impact Analysis – Deloitte And Share Our Strength – 2013

Ending Childhood Hunger A social impact analysis – Deloitte and Share our Strength – 2013

Hunger In America Suffering We All Pay For – Brandeis University – 2011

Hunger in America Suffering We all Pay for – Brandeis University – 2011

Cost Benefit Hunger Impact Study – University Of Minnesota Food Industry Center – 2010

Cost Benefit Hunger Impact Study – University of Minnesota Food Industry Center – 2010

Living And Learning With Mobile Devices

Living and Learning with Mobile Devices

Pew Research Center – Teens And Technology 2013

Pew Research Center – Teens and Technology 2013

A Majority Of American Teens Report Access To A Computer, Game Console, Smartphone And A Tablet

A Majority of American Teens Report Access to a Computer, Game Console, Smartphone and a Tablet

Mobile Access Shifts Social Media Use And Other Online Activities

Mobile Access Shifts Social Media Use and Other Online Activities

Record Shares Of Americans Now Own Smartphones, Have Home Broadband

Record shares of Americans now own smartphones, have home broadband

SCHOOL BREAKFAST & SCHOOL NUTRITION

Ending Hunger In Our Classrooms – Children’s HealthWatch & Eos Foundation – April 2017

Ending Hunger in Our Classrooms – Children’s HealthWatch & Eos Foundation – April 2017

School Meal Programs Innovate To Improve Student Nutrition – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & The Pew Charitable Trusts – Dec 2016

School Meal Programs Innovate To Improve Student Nutrition – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & The Pew Charitable Trusts – Dec 2016

Research Brief – Breakfast For Health – FRAC – October 2016

Research Brief – Breakfast for Health – FRAC – October 2016

Breakfast In The Classroom Improves Child Health And Student Success – Children’s HealthWatch – 2016

Breakfast in the Classroom Improves Child Health and Student Success – Children’s HealthWatch – 2016

Implementing Strong Nutrition Standards For Schools, Financial Implications – CDC

Implementing Strong Nutrition Standards for Schools, Financial Implications – CDC

Reimbursement Rates & Income Guidelines For The Federal Child Nutrition Programs – FRAC – Effective July 2015 To June 2016

Reimbursement Rates & Income Guidelines for the Federal Child Nutrition Programs – FRAC – Effective July 2015 to June 2016

School Meals In Transition – USDA – August 2015

School Meals in Transition – USDA – August 2015

Food Assistance Programs And Child Health – The Future Of Children; Craig Gunderson – Spring 2015

Food Assistance Programs and Child Health – The Future of Children; Craig Gunderson – Spring 2015

Nutrition And Students’ Academic Performance – Wilder Research- January 2014

Nutrition and Students’ Academic Performance – Wilder Research- January 2014

Hunger In Our Schools Teachers Report- No Kid Hungry- 2013

Hunger In Our Schools Teachers Report- No Kid Hungry- 2013

Breakfast And Adolescent Academic Performance- An Analytical Review Of Recent Research – June 2012

Breakfast and Adolescent Academic Performance- An Analytical Review of Recent Research – June 2012

Fact Sheet – School Breakfast Program – No Kid Hungry – 2012

Fact Sheet – School Breakfast Program – No Kid Hungry – 2012

NOT-IN-SCHOOL-TIME-MEALS (CACFP)

CACFP Performance In Child Care Centers – Minnesota Department Of Education – March 2017

CACFP Performance in Child Care Centers – Minnesota Department of Education – March 2017

How The Child And Adult Care Food Program Improves Early Childhood Education – Center For American Progress – June 2015

How the Child and Adult Care Food Program Improves Early Childhood Education – Center for American Progress – June 2015

Child Care Feeding Programs Support Young Children’s Healthy Development – Children’s HealthWatch – January 2010

Child Care Feeding Programs Support Young Children’s Healthy Development – Children’s HealthWatch – January 2010

SUMMER MEALS (SFSP)

Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation – Summer Nutrition Status Report – FRAC – June 2017

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation – Summer Nutrition Status Report – FRAC – June 2017

Serving Summer Meals In Health Care Institutions – An Implementation Guide – 2016

Serving Summer Meals in Health Care Institutions – An Implementation Guide – 2016

WIC PROGRAM

Treatment Plan For Hunger – SNAP, WIC, And The Community Eligibility Provision – Children’s HealthWatch – 2016

Treatment Plan For Hunger – SNAP, WIC, and the Community Eligibility Provision – Children’s HealthWatch – 2016

Brain Development In Infants And Toddlers – Think Small – 2017

Brain Development in Infants and Toddlers – Think Small – 2017

The Role Of Nutrition In Brain Development – The Golden Opportunity Of The First 1000 Days – The Journal Of Pediatrics – Sarah E.C. & Michael K.G. – 2016

The Role of Nutrition in Brain Development – The Golden Opportunity of the First 1000 Days – The Journal of Pediatrics – Sarah E.C. & Michael K.G. – 2016

Building On Strength Keeping Young Children Connected To WIC- Children’s HealthWatch Commissioned By HFMN- April 2015

Building on Strength Keeping Young Children Connected to WIC- Children’s HealthWatch Commissioned by HFMN- April 2015

Food Security Protects Minnesota Children’s Health – Children’s HealthWatch Commissioned By HFMN – February 2014

Food Security Protects Minnesota Children’s Health – Children’s HealthWatch Commissioned by HFMN – February 2014

Long-term Brain And Behavioral Consequences Of Early Iron Deficiency – NIH – Michael K.G. – 2011

Long-term Brain and Behavioral Consequences of Early Iron Deficiency – NIH – Michael K.G. – 2011

PREPARED FOOD RESCUE & FOOD WASTE

Commercial Recycling Requirement (w-sw10-02) – Minnesota Pollution Control Agency – March 2015

Commercial Recycling Requirement (w-sw10-02) – Minnesota Pollution Control Agency – March 2015

Food Loss And Waste In The US, The Science Behind The Supply Chain – University Of Minnesota – April 2014

Food Loss and Waste in the US, The Science Behind the Supply Chain – University of Minnesota – April 2014

Best Practices & Emerging Solutions Toolkit – Food Waste Reduction Alliance – Spring 2014

Best Practices & Emerging Solutions Toolkit – Food Waste Reduction Alliance – Spring 2014

The Estimated Amount… Food Losses… In The United States – USDA – February 2014

The Estimated Amount… Food Losses… in the United States – USDA – February 2014

Municipal Solid Waste In The United States – EPA – May 2013

Municipal Solid Waste in the United States – EPA – May 2013

How America Is Losing Up To 40 Percent Of Its Food From Fork To Landfill – NRDC; Dana Gunders – August 2012

How America Is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Fork to Landfill – NRDC; Dana Gunders – August 2012

Food Waste Tier 1 Assessment – BSR – March 2012

Food Waste Tier 1 Assessment – BSR – March 2012