CACFP Meal Requirements and Nutrition Resources

Information and resources to assist Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators in understanding and implementing CACFP meal requirements.

  • CACFP Meal Patterns: Comprehensive information on the CACFP meal patterns; includes access to infant, child, and adult meal patterns charts, policy guidance, and related resources.
  • Developing a Menu with Serving Sizes: (for child and adult centers only): how to develop and document menus with serving sizes; includes access to templates for daily and weekly  menus.
  • The Use of Share Tables: Information on children placing unconsumed food and beverage items they choose not to eat on carts or table to reduce food waste and encourage the consumption of food served. 


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