Every day, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) serves over 4.4 million children and 131,000 adults. May 8, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the CACFP!
Centers and day care homes have supported the wellness, health, and development of children and adults for half a century.
The United State’s Department of Agriculture’s Team Nutrition initiative is committed to helping CACFP operators and providers provide quality meals and snacks for program participants. See some of the many free offerings below.
Printed copies now available for all nine worksheets.
Join us for our next webinar on Thursday, May 17th: Methods for Healthy Cooking. Register today! 2 - 2:30 PM ET (English) and 3 - 3:30 PM ET (Spanish). Continuing Education credits are available for viewing live or recorded webinars.
State CACFP agencies have until May 30, 2018 to apply for a $100,000 noncompetitive CACFP Meal Service Training Grant. States may use these funds to provide training for CACFP operators on topics such as meal planning, special dietary accommodations, recipe development, types of meal service, culinary training, and the selection and purchase of foods for program meals and snacks.