Resource | Success Stories
COVID-19 School Meal Spotlights

Under challenging circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic, school communities have worked tirelessly to ensure children have access to meals.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
CACFP Grains Ounce Equivalents Resources

Starting on Oct. 1, 2021, grains served in the CACFP must be measured using ounce equivalents. To assist with this transition, Team Nutrition has developed this collection of resources to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement grains ounce equivalents.

 

Resource | Worksheets
Reducing the Risk of Choking in Young Children at Mealtimes

Developed as a collaboration between Team Nutrition, WIC, SNAP-Ed and Office of Food Safety, this colorful four-page resource provides tips on how parents, caregivers, and others can prepare foods to reduce the risk of choking in young children.

Resource | Worksheets
Feeding Infants Using Ounce Equivalents for Grains in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP infant meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Worksheets
Summer Food Service Program: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Under nationwide non-congregate feeding and meal time waivers, state agencies may allow school food authorities to provide more than one day’s worth of meals to eligible children via a single meal pick-up or delivery. This publication provides tips, best practices, and sample menus for SFSP operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Worksheets
Serving School Meals to Preschoolers

This four-page worksheet assists National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program operators in planning menus that meet the preschool meal pattern.

Resource | Best Practices
Best Practices for Healthy School Fundraisers

Use this brochure to help your school earn extra money for different activities, events, and equipment that keep students excited and engaged. This brochure provides ideas to use healthy choices for fundraising that sell only nonfood items or foods that meet the Smart Snacks nutrition standards.