Child Nutrition Policy Memos
06/01/2018SP18-2018 CACFP13-2018Child Nutrition Programs’ Flexibilities for School Year 2018-2019
05/24/2018SP 15-2018, CACFP 12-2018, SFSP 05-2018Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol- Revised
04/12/2018CACFP09-2018Grain Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
04/04/2018CACFP10-2018Conducting Five-Day Reconciliation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, with Questions and Answers
04/04/2018CACFP09-2018Grain Requirements in the CACFP: Questions and Answers
01/19/2018SP05 CACFP05-2018Providing Child Nutrition Program Benefits to Disaster Survivor Evacuees
01/18/2018FD144 SP04 SFSP01 CACFP04-2018Market Basket Analysis when Procuring Program Goods and Modifying Contracted-For Product Lists
11/21/2017FD-107Donated Food Storage, Distribution, and Product Dating
10/19/2017CACFP02-2018Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
10/19/2017CACFP01-2018Grain Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
09/20/2017CACFP18-2017Clarifications: Funding Levels for FY 2018 Child and Adult Care Food Program Audit Fund Allocation
06/30/2017CACFP16-2017Grain-Based Desserts in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
06/30/2017CACFP17-2017Documenting Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
06/29/2017SP36 CACFP15 SFSP11-2017Eligibility Manual for School Meals
06/22/2017CACFP14 SFSP10-2017Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in CACFP and SFSP
05/10/2017SP30 CACFP13-2017Transition Period for Updated CACFP, Infant, Preschool Meal Patterns
04/26/2017SP27 CACFP12 SFSP08-2017Child Nutrition Program Waiver Request Guidance and Protocol
04/12/2017CACFP11-2017Request for Additional FY17 CACFP Audit Funds
04/06/2017CACFP10-2017Taking Food Components Offsite in the At-Risk Afterschool Component of CACFP
03/23/2017CACFP09-2017Vegetable and Fruit Requirements in CACFP: Q&As
03/10/2017CACFP08-2017Questions and Answers on the Updated Meal Pattern Requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program
02/27/2017SP18 CACFP07-2017FY2017 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds in Child Nutrition Programs
01/17/2017CACFP06-2017Feeding Infants and Meal Pattern Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program; Questions and Answers
Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs
Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs covers procurement basics, defining local, where to find local products, and the variety of ways schools can purchase locally in accordance with regulations. This version incorporates information about micro-purchases, buying local foods for child care and summer meal programs and more real-world examples. Check out the guide for sample solicitation language, detailed geographic preference examples and helpful resources.
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Add Color with Fruits and Vegetables Booklet From the American Heart Association
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Adult and Senior Nutrition Programs
Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
Learn about SFMNP, which provides fresh fruits and vegetables to eligible seniors through farmers markets and roadside stands. See also:
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.
Nutrition Services Older Americans
Older Ameicans Nutrition Fact Sheet
Whats New CACFP