Interested in adding after school snacks or suppers to your program? Below are some basics you need to know!
Who can become a site?
In order to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, every site must:
• Be a public entity or nonprofit institution
• Be in an eligible area
• Provide food at no cost to children
• Offer enrichment activities
• Follow USDA Meal Pattern Guidelines
• Follow Meal service rules & regulations
What do I need to do to become a CACFP site?
We understand busy schedules, but in order to be a site staff must comply with the following requirements:
• Attend a 90 minute training hosted by the food bank
• Have at least 1 trained adult present for each meal service
• Ensure no meal components are taken offsite
• Serve all meals during approved serving time (chosen by you)
• Store all meal components safely
• Serve persons age 18 or younger
For more information to find out if your program is eligible, contact Jessica firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-443-6910 *144