Adult Meals: Eating Together Can Make All the Difference

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Being able to eat together can make all the difference for kids and their families.

Many caregivers value time spent eating together as a family.  But, child nutrition programs like the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) can make it hard for families to do so. When it comes to summer meals, this means that some families are forced to choose between eating what they have left at home together or going to a summer meal site where only the kids will get a meal. Meriden Food and Nutrition Services, had a hunch that being able to eat together would make a difference for the kids that they serve and for their summer meals program.