Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Serving Adult Participants in the USDA CACFP

This four-page training worksheet, available in English and Spanish, highlights CACFP meal pattern requirements and optional meal planning flexibilities for adult participants.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Sirviendo a los participantes adultos en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos del USDA

Estas hojas de capacitación se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y operadores del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Offering Water in the USDA CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Ofrecimiento del agua en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos del USDA

Estas hojas de capacitación se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y operadores del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Serving Meats and Meat Alternates at Lunch and Supper in the USDA CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Sirviendo carnes y sustitutos de carne en el almuerzo y la cena en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos del USDA

Estas hojas de capacitación se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y operadores del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.  

Resource | FAQs/Q&As
COVID-19 Questions and Answers for States

USDA has issued a series of question and answer documents on flexibilities, adjustments and waivers to support effective operations and provide access to benefits while states respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Resource | Notices
Correction: CACFP National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsors of Day Care Homes (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022)

In notice document 2021-14435 appearing on pages 35731-35733 in the issue of July 7, 2021, make the following correction: On page 35722, in the table “CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM (CACFP)”, in the fourth column, in the third line, “.05” should read “.50”.

Resource | Research | Assessing/Improving Operations
Farm to School Census and Comprehensive Review

The Farm to School Census and Comprehensive Review includes the 2019 Farm to School Census; a descriptive review of the USDA Farm to School grant program; a review of published research on farm to school since 2010; and a set of interviews with school food distributors. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0076
COVID-19 Waiver Requests Submitted Prior to December 31, 2020

This memorandum clarifies that individual state agency waiver requests submitted to FNS in calendar year 2020 requesting flexibilities in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program, Special Milk Program for Children, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program during the COVID-19 public health emergency that have not been approved or denied prior to Dec. 31, 2020, will no longer be considered active requests. 

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