Resource | Technical Assistance
National Food Service Management Institute Farm to School and Farm to Child Care Resources

The resources listed  were funded and developed through USDA grants and cooperative agreements. These resources offer extensive information on food safety and school gardens.  

Resource | Posters
MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster

This poster shows how to make a student’s tray and/or plate half fruits and vegetables at school, eating out, and at home. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find this poster helps students visually understand how to make half their plate fruits and vegetables.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0068
Simplifying Application Procedures in the Summer Food Service Program

The purpose of this memo is to clarify the simplified application procedures currently available to experienced Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsors and sites in good standing and to describe simplified application procedures now available to experienced Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) institutions in good standing who wish to apply for participation in SFSP.

CACFP03 SFSP05-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0056
Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information

This memorandum responds to questions received from regional offices, state agencies and Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) regarding applications for free and reduced price school meals that request the applicant to provide information that is not required for a student’s certification of eligibility for child nutrition programs.

SP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0054
Revised: Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in CACFP, Q&As

This memorandum superseded by CACFP 17-2016

CACFP21-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0049
Automatic Revocation of Tax-Exempt Status

This memorandum is intended to provide guidance to CACFP state agencies with institutions that have had their non-profit tax-exempt status revoked.

CACFP24-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0038
Clarification on the Use of Offer vs. Serve and Family Style Meal Service

This memorandum clarifies use of offer versus serve (OVS) and family style meal service in institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and that serve meals prepared by school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP).

SP35 CACFP23-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0037
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On March 29, 2011 the Food and Nutrition Service issued child nutrition policy memorandum SP25-2011, CACFP14-2011, SFSP09-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act). That memorandum provided state agencies with a fact sheet of FAQs to support state administration of the CN programs such as administrative oversight, compliance, and technical assistance.

SP34 CACFP22 SFSP15-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0034
Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Water Availability in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of the .Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), PL 111-296

CACFP20-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0027
CACFP Applications

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, PL 111-296, modifies the requirements for the periodic submission of renewal applications by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of this modification to the CACFP.

CACFP19-2011