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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Team Nutrition Recipes

New recipes for CACFP centers and homes. Discover quick-and-easy recipes for lunch and supper.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0136

Nationwide Waiver to Allow Meal Pattern Flexibility in the Child Nutrition Programs – Extension 5

Pursuant to Section 2202(a) of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and in light of the exceptional circumstances of this public health emergency,  FNS is extending a nationwide waiver to support access to nutritious meals while minimizing potential exposure to the novel coronavirus.

COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #38
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care

This resource is designed to help Child and Adult Care Food Program operators provide garden-based nutrition education for children ages 3 through 5 years in family child care settings.

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Resource | Webinars/Videos

CACFP Halftime: Identifying Whole Grain-Rich Foods in the CACFP Part 2

The CACFP Halftime: Thirty on Thursdays webinar series is a set of interactive, skills-building webinars that focus on hot topics related to the updated Child and Adult Care Food Program meal patterns. This webinar will focus on how CACFP operators can use a food’s ingredient list to identify whole grain-rich items for their menus, with a focus on how to treat flour blends. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Meal Pattern Posters

These colorful posters use photography shot specifically for settings participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Afiches del patrón de comidas del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Estos afiches coloridos usan fotografías específicas para sitios que participan en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) y miden 11” x 17”. Estos afiches se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y operadores del CACFP para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.