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Farm to School Month Resources

September 26, 2023

Our partners at the National Farm to School Network have great resources available to you to help celebrate Farm to School Month! This is also a great opportunity for you to get started with your farm to ECE journey!

Using the Food Buying Guide to Create Grocery Lists

September 21, 2023

Do you ever wish you could snap your fingers and the next week’s shopping list would appear? The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs offers tools to help you do that with a mouse click or tap of the finger. The Institute of Child Nutrition’s Mealtime Memo describes the three versions of the Food Buying Guide that will help CACFP operators know how much food to purchase and prepare.

Hispanic Heritage Month MyPlate Resources

September 18, 2023

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month! Did you know MyPlate has several materials available in Spanish? The MiPlato en espanol webpage is a hub of MyPlate’s top Spanish-language resources, including the MyPlate Test, the MyPlate Plan, printable tip sheets and resources, graphics, and more than 1,000 recipes in the MyPlate Kitchen.

School Readiness Tips for 0-5

September 14, 2023

The time you spend with your child, or those in your care, can help their brain grow strong. Even a few minutes count! Our partners at Vroom have created these printable tip card sets that include brain-building activities for children ages 0-5 to support school readiness skills like Literacy, Math, Physical Activity, Science, and Working with Others.

Identifying Gluten-Free Foods

September 12, 2023

Learn how to identify gluten-free foods and get a yummy gluten-free snack recipe.

National Family, Friend and Neighbor Appreciation Week

September 11, 2023

September 10-14 is National Family, Friend and Neighbor (FFN) Appreciation Week! Our partners at Home Grown have created a Toolkit to help you share your appreciation of FFN caregivers!

Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Resources

September 7, 2023

As a child care provider, it’s important to build strong connections with those you serve, including the children in your care and their families. Our partners at Sesame Street in Communities have developed resources to help prepare children for daily transitions, and support positive communication with caregivers and providers.

Mighty Mushroom Info Sheet

September 5, 2023

Download this free info sheet on the power of mushrooms for your center or home.

Selecting and Storing Fresh Produce

August 29, 2023

Incorporating fresh produce into the food you serve can be a great practice, but it’s important that you know how to properly store different types of produce. Our partners at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) have tips on how to select and store fresh produce so they stay good longer and don’t go to waste.

Prepare for Emergencies

August 22, 2023

Our partners at Sesame Street in Communities have resources to help children and families cope with disasters and prepare for the unexpected. Their Emergencies topic page has videos, printable activities, and articles to support families after experiencing a natural disaster.