Public or non-profit organizations with experience in managing Federal programs may be eligible to sponsor licensed or DHS-listed family day care home providers so the providers may receive reimbursement for the meals served to children in care.
Questions and Answers about the USDA Food Program:
Menu Planning Tools
The Child Care Nutrition Resource System provides you with recipes, resources and information on
preparing nutritious meals and food safety.
Meal Service Requirements
Food Chart - Ages One and Up
Food Chart - Infants
Building for the Future
Poster - *Required to be posted in facility*
Source: USDA Economic Research Service
Source: NCEMCH/Georgetown Univ.
The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (USDA/FNS) has a comprehensive listing of all the resources available through Team Nutrition for schools and child care facilities that participate in the Federal Child Nutrition Programs.