Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Resource | Technical Assistance

CACFP Training Tools

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

Resource | Technical Assistance

Herramientas de capacitación para el CACFP

Estas herramientas son para uso de agencias estatales, organizaciones patrocinadoras y otros para capacitar a proveedores, operadores, planificadores de menús y otro personal en el cumplimiento de los estándares de nutrición del CACFP que incluyen una mayor variedad de vegetales, más granos integrales y menos azúcares añadidos y grasa saturada.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Feeding Infants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This is a training tool for CACFP operators with infants discusses the infant meal pattern, developmental readiness, hunger and fullness signs, handling  breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, what is creditable, and more.

786
Resource | Technical Assistance

Formative Research on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Electronic Media Use in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This report includes findings from formative research undertaken to help USDA assist child care providers in following the nutrition, physical activity, and electronic media use recommendations outlined in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Resource | Technical Assistance

CACFP Meal Patterns

Limited and Traditional Kitchen Facility Meal Menus 

Resource | Technical Assistance

Implementing Changes to the CACFP Interim Rule: Improving Management and Program Integrity

On Sept. 1, 2004, FNS published an interim rule entitled, Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity (69 FR 53501). This rule puts into effect regulatory provisions that FNS had proposed on Sept. 12, 2000, as modified in response to 548 public comments received on that proposal.

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 | Technical Assistance

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Programs for Out-of-School-Time Providers

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Programs for Out-of-School-Time Providers.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Per Meal Rates in Whole or Fractions of U.S. Dollars

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Per Meal Rates in Whole or Fractions of U.S. Dollars - Effective from July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011

Resource | Technical Assistance

Errata Sheet-Preamble to CACFP Interim Rule

Errata Sheet-Preamble to CACFP Interim Rule