CACFP Training Tools

Last Published: 03/22/2019

These colorful and engaging materials can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program providers and operators with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to implement the updated CACFP meal pattern requirements that became effective October 1, 2017. These tools are for use by State agencies, sponsoring organizations, and others to train providers, operators, menu planners, and other staff in meeting CACFP nutrition standards that include a greater variety of vegetables, more whole grains, and less added sugars and saturated fat. Visit CACFP Meals and Snacks for more information.

Available: Print versions of materials will be made available in stages, only to schools, CACFP providers, and summer meal programs participating in one of USDA’s Child Nutrition programs. All are welcome to download these materials and make copies.

Growing a Healthier Family with the Child and Adult Care Food Program


Serve Tasty and Healthy Foods in the Child and Adult Care Food Program


Serving Milk in the CACFP

Training Worksheets