Resource | Nutrition Education
Fueling My Healthy Life

Use project-based learning and technology to engage 6th graders in nutrition education while meeting educational standards for English and Health.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Grain-Based Desserts in the CACFP

This webinar will focus on how Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators can identify grain-based desserts, and use this knowledge to plan menus that meet program requirements.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
CACFP Halftime Webinar: Alimentación para bebés de 0-5 meses

Este seminario web se enfoca en cómo el patrón de comidas para bebés del CACFP apoya el crecimiento y el desarrollo de bebés recién nacidos hasta los 5 meses de edad.

Resource | Newsletters
Nibbles for Health: Nutrition Newsletters for Parents of Young Children

These colorful and engaging newsletters for parents of young children can be shared by Child and Adult Care Food Program providers to communicate information about popular nutrition topics. There are 12 newsletters available in both English and Spanish.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0032
Menu Planner

The Menu Planner for School Meals: School Year 2018-2019 (Menu Planner) is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Technical Assistance
A Guide to Smart Snacks in School

A Guide to Smart Snacks in School is a helpful resource for anyone managing school vending machines, fundraisers, or snack bars to better understand the Smart Snacks standards.

Resource | Posters
CACFP Meal Pattern Posters

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

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0001
Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs

The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent buy the right amount of food and the appropriate type of food for your program(s), and determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements.

Resource | Nutrition Education
Fruits & Vegetables Galore: Helping Kids Eat More

Fruits & Vegetables Galore is a tool for school foodservice professionals packed with tips on planning, purchasing, protecting, preparing, presenting and promoting fruits and vegetables. Use Fruits & Vegetables Galore to help rejuvenate your cafeteria with colorful fruits and vegetables. Dress up your serving line to draw attention to fruits and vegetables to encourage children to make these selections.