The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meal patterns have been revised to include a greater variety of vegetables and fruits, more whole grains, and less added sugar and saturated fat. They also encourage breastfeeding. Nutrition plays a major role in the health and well-being of children. Programs must understand the CACFP updates and strategies that can help implement changes to their meals.
Fully Implementing the New CACFP Meal Patterns: Tips and Strategies for Success
Additional Resources for Fully Implementing the New CACFP Meal Patterns: Tips and Strategies for Success
- Building an Implementation Plan: A Follow-up Guide to Fully Implementing the New CACFP Meal Patterns Tips and Strategies Webinar
- Alignment of the Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP) Meal Patterns and Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS)
- Implementing the New Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Meal Patterns Webinar Discussion Guide
- Tips for Family Style Dining
Last Updated: December 10, 2018