Healthy and Fresh at Home Cookbook
Start the New Year with healthy and nutritious meals for you and your family! Check out the Healthy and Fresh at Home Cookbook from our partners at Partnership for a Healthier America. The cookbook includes a variety of delicious and nutritious recipes that are perfect for anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle.
Safe Feeding Practices to Prevent Choking
Choking while eating can happen quickly and be very scary. Children 0-4years old are at the greatest risk of choking because they may not chew food properly. Want to make eating safer for young children in your care? Our partners at the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) have some great resources on how to decrease choking risks.
Healthy Day Toolkit
With the start of the new year, many of us are looking to build healthier habits. Our partners at Alliance for a Healthier Generation want to encourage families to create a healthier home life. If you want to help families feel well, live well, and learn well, check out the Healthy Day Toolkit from Alliance for a Healthier Generation!
Nutrition Education for Kindergarten
Kindergarten is a critical time for development and learning for children. Our partners at MyPlate have free print materials to help kindergarteners learn how to make healthy food choices and develop physical activity lifestyles.
Serving Children that are Vegetarian in the CACFP
So, some of your participants are vegetarian. Not a problem, there are vegetarian dishes that all children can enjoy! Plus, many meat alternates are a cost-effective protein source. Our partners at the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) have some great resources for serving vegetarian menus that fit into the CACFP meal pattern.
Talking About Race with Young Children
Our partners at room have developed a guide to help you have conversations with young children on topics like racism, discrimination and stereotyping.
Whole Child Well-Being
Sesame Street in Communities added new resources to their Staying Healthy topic page to help all families build healthy habits as a foundation for lifelong well-being.
Guide for Healthy School Celebrations
From birthdays to holidays, there can be dozens of parties each year in schools. Check out this guide from Alliance for a Healthier Generation to keep them as healthy as possible!
USDA Farm to School Grants Applications Open
The fiscal year (FY) 2023 Farm to School grant program request for applications (RFA) is now open. We’ve got all the details here!