Marketing to Parents

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Parents can often have a difficult time identifying quality care programs. Along with national accreditation programs, staff credential programs and state quality rating and improvement system, participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) has been proven to be an indicator of quality care! (For proof, take a look at this recently-published […]

Marketing for the SFSP

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Offering meals for the Summer Food Service Program is a great way to ensure that no child goes hungry this summer. But how do you make sure that people are aware of your SFSP site? There are many forms of outreach that can help you gain exposure. Let’s look at a few different ways to […]

USDA Releases Two New Memos!


On October 19, USDA released two new memos about CACFP operations. They are both clarifications of the new meal pattern and not changes to existing policy. Below is a summary of the new memos, but remember that state agencies have the authority to set recordkeeping requirements so you should always check with your sponsor or […]