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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Trainer's Tools: Feeding Infants

Now available in Spanish. Content from the Feeding Infants in the Child Adult Care Food Program guide is brought to life in these in-person training resources.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Food Buying Guide Brochure

This tri-fold brochure provides information on the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs and suite of related resources. The FBG is the authoritative source of food yield information for all child nutrition programs.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This is a training tool for CACFP operators with infants discussing the infant meal pattern, developmental readiness, hunger and fullness signs, handling breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, what is creditable, and more.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Alimentación para Bebés en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Esta herramienta de capacitación para los operadores del CACFP con bebés matriculados en su sitio de cuidado infantil cubre temas como el patrón de comidas para bebés, el desarrollo del bebé, las señales de hambre y de saciedad, el manejo y almacenamiento de la leche materna y la fórmula infantil, los alimentos sólidos, lo que es acreditable en el patrón de comidas para bebés y mucho más.

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Resource | Flyers

Building for the Future

This is a flyer for the Child and Adult Care Food Program; meals served by CACFP must meet nutrition requirements established by the USDA.

Resource | Technical Assistance

National School Lunch Program Meal Pattern Chart

Meal pattern chart for the National School Lunch Program

Resource | Technical Assistance

Professional Standards

Professional Standards for school nutrition professionals is a key provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The final rule, published March 2, 2015, requires a minimum amount of annual training hours for all state directors of school nutrition programs, state director of distributing agencies, school nutrition program directors, managers, and staff.

Resource | Posters

And Justice for All Posters (Guidance and Translations)

The appropriate “And Justice for All” poster is to be prominently displayed in all offices where there is a USDA presence and where it may be read by customers.

Resource | Posters

Afiches de “And Justice for All” (Instrucciones y Traducciones)

The appropriate “And Justice for All” poster is to be prominently displayed in all offices where there is a USDA presence and where it may be read by customers.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten

Discover MyPlate is fun and inquiry-based nutrition education that fosters the development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles during a critical developmental and learning period for children: kindergarten.